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TinyMCE Advanced Erases Posts (5 posts)

  1. PhotoCitizen.com
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    THE PROBLEM
    Using the latest version of TinyMCE Advanced and WordPress, I can no longer update old posts.

    If I do try to add some new text to an older post, when I press the UPDATE button, all appears to be fine: the TinyMCE visual editor window refreshes and looks good.

    But when I visit my website - by either using the VIEW POST button or by entering the URL into Firefox - the post is EMPTY! The Headline is there and the comments are there, but nothing in between.

    TESTING
    I disabled my 14 plugins and re-enabled a few of them one at a time in this order: Skimlinks, Askimet, WP Super Cache, FeedburnerFeedsmith, wp-jquery-lightbox, TinyMCE Advanced.

    After enabling each plugin, I changed some text in my article, hit the UPDATE button and reviewed the post on my site.

    None of the plugins caused any problem until I re-enabled TinyMCE Advanced. Once I did, my post update turned up BLANK again.

    Please note that I used only the visual editor tab and DID NOT switch to the HTML editor during these tests.

    THE SOLUTION
    I disabled TinyMCE Advanced and all is fine now. TinyMCE Advanced is a great idea. Too bad it doesn't work.

    -Alan (PhotoCitizen.com)

  2. WebEndev
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have tested and found this issue also. Existing posts will not update.

    Please look at this dev!

  3. Andrew Ozz
    WordPress Dev
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    This sounds bad. Especially the fact that after saving the post shows in the admin but not on the front end. Could you do some more testing: edit an old draft, save, go to the posts listing screen, open it again for editing. Is the content there or it's gone?

    Sounds like a plugin conflict. Need more info to reproduce this. Seems to work properly here whit several other plugins enabled.

  4. WebEndev
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Andrew - after many hours of investigation (this was not a repeatable occurrence, which made it difficult to track), I did find that it was a plugin issue.
    No problems (at least in my case) with TinyMCE Advanced.
    Thanks!

  5. Andrew Ozz
    WordPress Dev
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Glad to hear you found the problem.

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