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  • Resolved T.Rob


    I just upgraded to v3.3.1 and now when I open the WYSIWYG editor the text in the edit box is white on a white background. Can’t see anything unless I select the text. Can I fix this by editing a style sheet somewhere? Without causing a cascading error?

    I tried in IE, Firefox, Chrome – all latest versions and all were working before the upgrade. Also verified the same behavior in Firefox and IE on a different computer.

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  • T.Rob


    I just tried reinstalling the upgrade. That worked seamlessly but the editor is still unusable. Looking through the CSS files but that’ a needle in a haystack if you don’t know what to look for.



    OK, this was resolved by clearing ALL history from the browser. Don’t know if it was cookies, cache or whatever because I got so sick of messing with it I just nuked everything all at once.

    Of course, it came back. Sigh…

    After searching some more I found some old threads which said to edit the wp-config.php file to add the line…

    define(‘CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS’, false );

    …just before the final require statement. Apparently this bug rises phoenix-like from the ashes on a regular basis. Now it’s working again. Hopefully for good this time.

    Great! Solved – Had exactly the same prob – all text in white and WYSIWYG was not showing correctly.

    That fixed it!


    I have the same problem right now with two templates, so just have to add the line shown in the file wp-config?

    If it’s related to the same problem, then yes. From what I gather it’s a performance optimization so leaving it in should not hurt anything. Be sure to clear cache before deciding whether it worked or not.

    thank you Tdotrob for the answer, I just edit the wp-config as shown, but it still does not work šŸ™

    That’s solved for me!

    Just put the script –> define(‘CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS’, false ); <– at the end of wp-config.php


    I realize this several months old but thank you tdotrob. You helped me solve this issue.

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