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[resolved] 2.5 Weird Problem: Unable to access the Dashboard homepage; rest all is fine (8 posts)

  1. nicechap
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi,

    I have just upgraded my installation from WP2.3.3 to WP2.5 for the second time. I am facing a strange problem - my dashboard homepage is not accessible. I have already done two fresh upgrade installations, but this problem still persists. When I login from the admin page, I get this error:

    The error that I am getting is:
    Fatal error: Call to undefined function: wp_register_sidebar_widget() in /home/XXXX/blog.gagankaul.com/wp-admin/includes/dashboard.php on line 31

    I am able to access the dashboard by logging in and then going to a particular post on my blog and clicking on the edit post option. However, I cannot reach the Dashboard directly from the login page. Also, all other options are working fine. But when I click on Dashboard link from my administration panel, it shows the same error.

    Has anyone faced similar situation? I have searched the site but could not find anyone talking about this error. Maybe I am doing something wrong. Please help!

    Thanks!

  2. nicechap
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hello.... no comments ... can anyone help please?

  3. maxiu
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I have exactly the same problem. I've deactivated all plugins and this doesn't help either. I use K2 as a theme.

    max

  4. Samgreen
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    This is a long shot for you, but I started having problems using FF 1.0.7 with WP 2.5. After I got a newer version of Firefox the problem went away. Since I have the different versions of FF in different named folders, I was able to go back and check using the older version. Hiccups again.

    Both versions view my blogs fine. Its when I'm in WP 2.5 admin panels that I have problems.

  5. maxiu
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I think the problem is with K2. When I switched to default theme the dashboard worked.

    max

  6. nicechap
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I am using K2 as well. I have tried switching back to the default theme. But I am still getting the same error. Did anyone else face the same problem with the K2 theme?

  7. maxiu
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Did you upgrade the default theme?
    By me with the default theme the dashboard works as it should and with K2 I have exactly the same problem as you.

    max

  8. nicechap
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Thanks maxiu. It is working for me now with the default theme. I think there are some compatibility issues with the K2 theme, because of which we are getting this error.

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