Widget menu broken in 2.8.6-fi (4 posts)

  1. Mikko Saari
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I just automatically installed 2.8.6-fi on top of 2.8.6 and it seems to have broken the widget menu. I can't drag and drop the widgets anymore. When I place the cursor above a widget, the pointer changes to the drag-and-drop arrows as it should, but when I try to drag, it only selects text.

    I get the same behaviour in Safari and Firefox. Other sites using plain 2.8.6 work like they should.

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Have you tried:

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

    - switching to the default theme to rule out any theme-related problems?

    - resetting the plugins folder by FTP or phpMyAdmin? Sometimes, an apparently inactive plugin can still cause problems.

  3. Mikko Saari
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Resetting to default theme made the widget menu work again.

    My theme is Thesis 1.5, so apparently Thesis 1.5 doesn't play nice with 2.8.6-fi - but it does work with with the English 2.8.6 (and Finnish 2.8.5). Odd.

  4. Mikko Saari
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I thought maybe it was a problem with having two sidebars, but a different theme with two sidebars worked (and I was able to modify the widgets that way).

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