WordPress.org

Ready to get started?Download WordPress

Forums

qTranslate
serious bug in qTranslate inserts a new line every time (8 posts)

  1. zsero
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    qTranslate has a serious bug, which causes:
    1. It to insert a new line every time I click refresh at the start and at the end of an article. Whenever it happens when loading or when saving (it seems at loading), I don't know I just know that an article starts a line lower then it supposed to!
    2. When used without TinyMCE Advanced's line brake fix, it does not look like a problem, as the wordpress formatter cleans all the code every time, so it stripes empty lines.
    3. But when used with TinyMCE Advanced's line brake fix, the new lines get converted into <br class="spacer" /> to save them, so the page gets <br class="spacer" /> <br class="spacer" /> <br class="spacer" /> as many times as you have saved the article.

    I have written detailed examples below, where first I thought that this behaviour is because of TinyMCE Advanced, but its not, it's a bug on qTranslate's part!
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/is-there-line-brake-fix-for-tinymce-advanced-or-other-solution?replies=1#post-1636873

  2. Rhand
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hmm, I use TinyMCE Advanced and was looking into qTranslate. Hopefully this bug will be squashed soon.

  3. zsero
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It seems that qTranslate is seriously broken!

    1. It inserts <p> </p> before and after every article in all languages!
    2. It inserts <p> </p> before and after every line in the 2nd language!

    Can someone help how could we fix it?

  4. zsero
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    If I click HTML mode just before clicking save, the bug is not present. Do you know any quick fix for this?

  5. codestyling
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Have you tried another browser than IE? I remember this IE related issue from serval HTML web editors written in Javascript. Try the same in Firefox and/or Safari and/or Opera.
    If other browsers work, the issue is located at the Javascript of editor.

  6. zsero
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I use IE only for testing purposes. I have only tried it in Firefox.

  7. asceta
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have the same problem. I'm using TinyMCE Advanced on many of my sities, and see additional <p> tags on top and bottom of the pages/posts after every update. I'd be very happy having some solution...

    I'm using FF3.6.x and IE8.

  8. zsero
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I found a fix: I stopped using qTranslate at all! It's a shame as I liked how easy it was, but now I use WPML and I like how much more "polite" it is with the wordpress system.

    From my experience so far, qTranslate is just a huge hack, which replaces custom code before showing it on the page, while WPML is truly a multilanguage solution. But the bad side is that qTranslate works on any theme, while WPML needs some support (which is already implemented in the most popular themes BTW).

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Plugin

About this Topic

Tags