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Irregular blank white pages only on IE 7 (but admin cp is fine) (7 posts)

  1. sawell
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi,

    I'm having trouble with my website whereby sometimes on IE 7 the site will be completely white and blank, but you can still hover over links on the background, and can view all the source code. I think it might be a dodgy script or something, but I'm not sure.

    It happens on all pages on the site, but you can log into wp-admin even though the page is blank, and once you're logged in the problem stops in the admin cp. I assume it's the theme I'm using, but I'm not good enough with java/php to isolate the problem, re-installing the site/theme didn't fix it, and I've now got a lot of content on there I don't really want to mess with. It seems to work fine on Chrome, I've not tested other browsers.

    I'd really appreciate any help on the matter. The site is:

    http://www.visualisebi.com

  2. JarretC
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Looking at your site right now there are all kinds of errors displaying.

    I would recommend going through and disabling all plugins that are producing errors and see if that fixes your issue first.

  3. sawell
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Yeah, I just put debug mode on to see if I could isolate the issue.

  4. sawell
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Debug mode didn't really help, it highlighted issues but none were related to the blank page problem (as I tried removing all issues shown)

  5. Pavan
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I don't have IE7, but If its IE7 issue, then

    use * in front of the styles you want to set specific for the IE7 browser.
    e.g. if u want to change style of <h1> tag then:
    h1{
    color:#fff; works for normal browsers
    *color:#000; only works in IE7
    }

    you can fix any issue in ie7 with styling

  6. sawell
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Taking the wp-admin login page as an example of a page that doesn't work for IE (displays as a white page, you can still login and the cursor flashes but none of the graphics etc are displayed on the theme), this is the source for the theme:

    [Code moderated as per the Forum Rules. Please use the pastebin]

    Compared to this source for a standard theme:

    [Code moderated as per the Forum Rules. Please use the pastebin]

    The only differences I can spot are the amount of scripts that the non-standard broken theme calls compared to the standard theme, and that the standard theme calls a native jquery installation on a higher version as opposed to jquery within the template.

  7. esmi
    Theme Diva & Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    @pavanluthra: That's a hack that will bite back sooner or later. Far better to use conditonal comment CSS which allows you to target any version of IE.

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