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[resolved] Upgrade from WP 2.7.1 to 2.8 Broke Admin (4 posts)

  1. cent
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi All,

    Perfectly good WP 2.7.1 blog that I upgraded to WP 2.8 (automatic install). The front-end works, but the I can't do anything Ajaxy in the admin (upload media from post, add tags, etc.). Looking further and it seems like none of the JS libraries are loading.

    Going to do a fresh install and make sure nothing happened during the automatic install. However, if that is still broken, I think I have a solution to the problem.

    Will know more shortly.

    Best,
    Cent

  2. cent
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    It appears that no JS is running in WP admin area. Tried under Safari and Firefox. Nothing JS related is even being triggered.

  3. cent
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Looking further... there is something conflicting with JS on the post add/edit page. JS works every where else in the admin once I added: define( 'CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS', false ); to the wp-config file.

  4. cent
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    A Wootheme was loading JS code for their buttons in the left sidebar of the admin that was causing the conflict with WP Post Add/Edit page. Changing to a different template, fixed the problem immediately. Switching back to the Wootheme, brought the problem back. I don't believe its related to their theme itself, but just some code they're running on the admin screen.

    I commented out a woothemes_add_javascript and the admin is working again. Broke the JS on the blog, but its an easy fix.

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