[resolved] Visual editor missing, buttons not working, white text, HELP! (7 posts)

  1. utopiaphoto
    Posted 4 years ago #


    Seemingly out of the blue I have lost my visual editor and many buttons in my new post area no longer work (editing status, visibility, publish, etc). My text is also white in the text box. I haven't done any upgrades since installing. I have tried disabling all plugins and reactivating one by one, clearing all cache/cookies, and using other browsers/computers but still that same issue. I've read a lot of other posts but haven't seemed to find a solution.

    The only thing I can think of is I tried a couple new plugins last month but deleted them as they were not what I needed. Could any of these left some code messed up? Is it Jave Script or Jquery things that effect the editor (I'm not even truly sure what they are!)? I really am hoping to avoid a whole new install of WordPress as it took a lot of trial and error customizing my theme, including widgetizing it.

    Any possible solutions gratefully appreciated!

    Thank you!


  2. ferchomune
    Posted 4 years ago #


    I had the same problem few minutes ago.
    My update include Jetpack update too.
    I made update wordpress and jetpack. After that the problem with visual appeared.

    I fix it disabling, in this case, JetPack plugin. It works again.
    I hope this helps.

    (Sorry my bad english)

  3. utopiaphoto
    Posted 4 years ago #


    Turns out I was somehow missing my entire JS folded from my wp-admin folder! After dropping a new one in with all the files via FTP, everything is back to normal!

    So great!

  4. atilarec
    Posted 4 years ago #


  5. bjprc
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I don't have JetPack, but I have the problem with all blogs on different servers/hosting. I don't understand the JS folder in the wp-admin folder, what are those files to upload? How to get them?

  6. bjprc
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Problem solved! Simply install plugin "Use Google Libraries". JS folders were not missing, so that is not the problem.

  7. Sue Butler
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Visual and Text button not working after upgrade.
    Install Google Libraries plugin
    Google Libraries WORKS, thanks to our wonderful tech, Daniel.

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