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[resolved] Can't edit more than a few characters at a time in existing posts? (3 posts)

  1. lucylou
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I can't seem to edit more than a few characters at a time on any of my existing posts. It will let me change a word or a bit of punctuation here or there but deleting a picture, deleting a whole sentence or heavens forbid the whole article just doesn't work. The edit shows up in the visual editor, but once I hit "Update" and the page reloads, my old post is back!

    It's doing it with all the posts on the site. Not sure when it started, but I'm pretty sure a week or so ago I could edit existing posts, no problems.

    If I make a new post now, save it, then go and edit that, it saves the new update just fine.

    I tried editing from the HTML editor and the same thing happens. I also tried different browsers and different computers and the same thing happens. Can anyone help?

  2. vtxyzzy
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Several other threads have reported similar problems. The standard answer seems to be 'repair the database tables using phpMyAdmin or a similar tool'.

    The WP DB-Manager plugin will let you repair your database.

  3. lucylou
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks for that. I already had the plugin so it was as simple as clicking the repair button! Kudos...

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