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  • Page tabs in browser show up as “type here anything you want” when accessed normally through several browsers. When accessed from the dashboard they do show up correctly with the site URL. (Using 2010 theme.)

    I’ve thoroughly reviewed all design options and done many info searches to no avail. Visitors cannot share accurate links to my site because the url is not there, and if they copy and paste the site url they can only get the static home page with “type here anything you want”

    Thank you very much

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  • Sorry, can’t really understand the problem. Can you provide your site’s URL?

    You will note that the tab at the very top of the window says “type here…” and if you click on any other page on the website the url in the browser window does not change.

    Visited your site with Chrome and Firefox, but I can’t see any “type here…”

    If you can take a snapshot, that could be helpful

    This link will take you to a screenshot.

    You will note “Type here …” on the window tab and Firefox url display (same with IE), and that the page URL is not complete. Whatever page you go to in the site is listed as Thus it isn’t possible to post page links directly from the site, with ease.

    Thank you for your kind assistance.

    The permalinks as designated do not show up in the browser

    That’s totally unrelated to your site or WordPress. You are talking about Browser URL, therefore it’s your Browser problem. Browsers have settings that you can hide or display the URL input bar.

    Moderator kmessinger


    You have a problem with plugins/cafepress-widget. Rename that plugin to cafepress-widget-old. You can use ftp or sign in to your hosted site and use whatever file manager they have.

    Thanks, guys, I changed the Firefox browser setting to show full url, but it only added “http://”. The “Type anything you want …” remains, and would have to do with a WordPress template, I’m guessing. Also, the same problem shows up in Internet Explorer.

    I deleted cafepress plug-in because I’m not using it. No change. Perhaps that was the wrong approach . . .

    Moderator kmessinger


    Your site loads this

    <title> Type here anything you want </title> <!-- This text will be shown as name of the page -->
    <frame src="">
    <noframes>Your browser does not support frames. Please click <a href="http://destination_domain.tld"> here </a> to be redirected automatically </noframes> <!-- This tag is required for old browsers. If browser does not support frames, end user will see a message indicated between <noframes>...</noframes> -->

    Does that look familiar to you?

    “Type here anything you want” looks much too familiar to me. The rest I have not come across.

    Did I somehow get an old version of WordPress that uses frames? I thought I had the current version. Apologize that my programming knowledge is superficial.

    Moderator kmessinger


    No, this is not coming from WordPress. WordPress does not use frames.

    Try deactivating all plugins (yes, all) to see if this resolves the problem. If this works, re-activate the plugins one by one until you find the problematic plugin(s).

    The bgi plugin uses an iframe so it might be in the settings for that.

    I was only using 7, I deactivated them. No change. I’m contemplating taking the site down and starting over, which is discouraging at this point.

    Using the Chrome browser, I’ve visited

    but when I right clicked the mouse to see the “view source” it shows the content of

    Maybe your site was called from a HTML FRAME? If you can take a snapshot of your site’s structure after logging into FTP, that might give us clues.

    Moderator kmessinger


    If the plugins are ruled out, change to the twentytwelve theme so we can rule out the theme.

    [edit] Sorry, you are using the correct theme.

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