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Plugin: SP Courseware - Not working with WPMU 2.8 Widget screen (5 posts)

  1. Aram Zucker-Scharff
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    We've deployed Courseware to a bunch of very happy professors using onMason.com, a GMU-run WordPress MU platform. Unfortunately, when we upgraded to 2.8 due to security concerns, we found that when Courseware was active on a WPMU blog users are unable to drag and drop their widgets in the widget screen.

    Any idea what's causing the problem?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/scholarpress-courseware/

  2. javascript conflict is my guess. :)

    And I;d go up to wpmu 2.9.1.1, which is the latest, and make sure you have the latest of the plugin.

  3. pobs
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Been having this problem too and decided to try to run some debug on the widgets... heres the only error that I saw - but it will take some time to detangle. When sp_sourseware is enabled, while the widget *should* be scrolling, each move of the mouse throws the following error
    TypeError: Result of expression 'this.helper.scrollParent' [undefined] is not a function.
    Of course, I am having the same errors as others too - the plugin admin pages are working, the schedule and biblio pages are being created, the database is populated - but when it comes time to run schedule_page() -- crickets... nothing.

    SO I wonder if the problem could be the js vm crashing silently? When it tries to parse the sp_sourseware under wpmu it fails and subsequently all of the other scripts do to? This is a longshot guess but since I couldn't find anyone posting the errors I thought I would give it a shot. I hope this thread is still being followed.

  4. Jeremy Boggs
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I just updated the plugin and created a new release (1.1.2) that should fix this JavaScript issue with the Widgets panel. May take a bit for the update to show up in the plugins directory.

    Turns out I was added our javascript file to the entire admin, instead of to the plugin's pages only. This was causing the Widgets panel to break.

  5. Jeremy Boggs
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I would say too that this plugin has not been tested on WPMU, only WP. I suspect there are certain parts of this plugin incompatible with WPMU; Namely, the import from BibTeX feature, which writes to a single file on the server. This likely won't work if multiple people are importing, essentially writing to the same file, at the same time.

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