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Pages [1.5] strange WP Control Panel behavior when editing (7 posts)

  1. AuntiAlias
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I've noticed a problem in the WP 1.5 Control Panel for editing already-created pages. The Tabbed interface does not reflect what's going on in the main editing area below.

    How to see the problem:
    When on an existing Page, click the Edit This link.
    WP changes to Control Panel view.
    But!!! the WP control panel does not go to Write > Pages, but to Write > Posts. The h2 title of the editing area *does* say Write Page, and the contents are for pages, but the tabbed UI at the top does not. Very confusing, that.

    I'm using Pages to make a site w/ many "static" pages. (The time-based webloggy stuff to come during phase 2 of the site.) Later today, I'm going to go over with client how to begin adding content to the site on various pages, and after carefully telling her about "now that I upgraded the site, we'll be using pages" I will explain to her "this little bit of the software is broken."

  2. moshu
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Heh, I was just trying to describe the same behaviour... :)
    Plus, at the bottom of the page it shows the Post preview panel with the "Filed under: Uncategorized" link! Though we all know Pages are not categorized.

  3. AuntiAlias
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Right. What you said. I knew there was something else extremely odd about it. But couldn't remember what. Thanks for pointing it out.

  4. darkcanuck
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Already reported in Mosquito by Ryan Duff: http://mosquito.wordpress.org/view.php?id=943

    The rest of the fields appear to be for editing pages though...

  5. Tahongawaka
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    While we're on the subject, the button "edit page" should probably read "save page." My page is filed under the default category.

  6. Niyamas
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    The "edit page" is just that . There is no save function. I had to delete a page and recreate it. Pasted plain text. Still generating horizonal lines between paragraphs!!!!!!

    Just what is this crap? Where is the code review?

    I am getting very weird behavior. I can't get rid of horizonal line after each paragraph.

    I am very disapointed in Word Press. I thought this was an robust blog sw. Are all of you real tech heads? I have a client I am trying to set up with this . The users need to have a painless experience posting, and this so far as been anthing but.

    I am wasting alot of time trying to get something to work that I thought would have been refined by now 1.5.1 version. Using IE6 and FireFox.

    The editor is also very primitive. For end users(and myself) I want a Typepad like editor. I installed WYSIWYG Plugin for WordPress but it works very slow on my PC(only 400mhz)
    and very buggy code. Doesn't even work in IE only FIrefox. How come there is not a font selector or default font size selector.

    Development resourses should be going to upgrading the editing and posting experience first.

    This really pisses me off. Now I 'm in a bind with my client and don't know if I should just junk this beta ware.

    The reason I chose WP in the first place was for the pages feature.
    I wouldn't mind paying a nominal amount for WP I just need the basic feature to be robust.

  7. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Niyamas, any URL that you can share so the problem with the horizontal lines can be seen?

    Guess you're using WordPress 1.5.1.2?

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