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Visual editor not working ? I may have a solution (3 posts)

  1. Odolyte
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I recently had the Visual editor not working on several of my sites.

    I tried all that was suggested (deactivating all plugins, reinstall wp-admin+wp-includes etc.) nothing worked. Then i tried this :

    put http://www.yoursite.com/wp-includes/js/tinymce/wp-tinymce.php
    in a web browser il you have the error : "You don't have the access to the file ..." this is a right management problem.

    If you have 644 on the file the problem does not come from the rights on the file but from the rights imposed by your webserver! You may be like me, as i protect lot of things on my websites with .htaccess files, you may have protected it a bit too much !!

    Check your .htaccess file and add this for a try :
    <Files wp-tinymce.php>
    Allow from all
    Satisfy all
    </Files>

    It works ? Good for you otherwise check with your hosting company, they may have set some rights on the webserver that interfere with wordpress...

    Hope that will help...

    Odo

  2. arkgroup
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Odo,

    Check permissions and ownership of your files. Permissions should be 755 for folders and 644 for files. Also try to clear your browser cache and access website again. If the problem remains, try to contact hosting support, this could be some sort of server problem.

  3. Odolyte
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I've already done that ! But there is no problem as i've sold everything.

    I've an htaccess part that prevent script injection but interfere with the way the file http://www.yoursite.com/wp-includes/js/tinymce/wp-tinymce.php is called.

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