Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

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Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by Shakey » Thu Jul 09, 2015 9:47 pm

Didn't know where to put it so here it is.

Is there any ETA or update on the bug for where clicking on someones username throws up an error rather than showing their profile? It makes it a bit more difficult to find certain bits of information people need and communicate with people.
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by BeligerAnt » Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:41 pm

I'm guessing PeteC is rather busy with his new job...

However, you can get to your own profile by going to your private messages (yes really!).
On the left there is an Options panel.
Click on the Profile heading in the panel.
This then allows editing of profile, signature, avatar and account settings (password etc).

I can't find a way around viewing the profiles of others yet. From the error message it looks like Pete has broken something in the underlying code :(
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by EpicentrE » Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:58 pm

While we're at it, none of the buttons for adding formatting or code into posts (quote, url, img, etc.) work.
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:25 pm

I said that months ago but was told it was just me. But they don't work for me whichever browser or device I go through.
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by Rapidrory » Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:05 pm

Yeah, my emoticons and style buttons are inactive, but I've heard other people's work fine..
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by Shakey » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:04 pm

My emoticons and style buttons are also buggared. At least I know my BBC code :P

I get that real life gets in the way of things but the profile fix is a pretty seriously needed one.
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by BeligerAnt » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:43 pm

If your emoticon and style buttons don't work, do you have Javascript enabled in your browser? You can check here

BTW emoticons and style buttons work for me :)

It's also worth checking in the bottom-left corner of the post editor window. Check that all the options are set to ON. Also check that the "Disable BBCode" and "Disable smilies" check boxes are not ticked.

I can't find anything in the forum settings or the user settings for Dave, Rory or Alex that would stop the buttons from working. Has anyone tried different phpBB-based forums, browsers, devices etc to try to diagnose the problem?

You can still use styles and emoticons by typing them manually. I've added spaces between the characters so that they don't get interpreted as codes, remove the spaces if you want to use them (and be sure to add a space before and after).

[ b ] bold [ /b ]
[ i ] italics [ /i ]
[ u ] underline [ /u ]
[ quote ] quote [ /quote ]
[ code ] code [ /code ]
[ list ] [ * ] list item [ /list ]
[ img ] http://image_url [ /img ]
[ url=http://url ] link [ /url ]
[ size=50 ] tiny text [ /size ]
[ size=85 ] small text [ /size ]
[ size=150 ] large text [ /size ]
[ size=200 ] huge text [ /size ]

: D :D
: ) :)
: ( :(
: o :o
: - ? :-?
8 ) 8)
: lol : :lol:
: x :x
: P :P
: oops : :oops:
: cry : :cry:
: evil : :evil:
: roll : :roll:
: wink : :wink:
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by Shakey » Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:55 pm

Javascript is indeed enabled. I double checked to be sure. And BBC code and disable smilies are both not ticked.

Running google chrome. All the other phpBB based forums I browse do not suffer this problem.
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by BeligerAnt » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:01 pm

Curious. It works for me in Chrome and Firefox. I really don't understand why it works for some users and not others. Everyone has the same (default) forum permissions, the only exceptions are admins and moderators. One for PeteC...
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by EpicentrE » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:03 pm

Shakey wrote:BBC code
No, not a recursive acronym! Anything but that! The horror! D:
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by Rapidrory » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:33 pm

Yeah it's definitely just my account as the buttons haven't worked on the uni computers, my PC or my dad's laptop..

And yeah, i've just had to get by on the emoticons and codes I can remember :roll:
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by Remote-Controlled Dave » Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:59 pm

Doesn't work on my phone, tablet or PC, in Firefox or Chrome.
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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by AntRoboteer » Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:40 am

Same here for me unfortunately. I use a variety of browsers (Firefox, Chromium, Midori etc) and get the same issues on each. I thought it was just me because everyone else's appeared to be working fine but apparently that is not the case.

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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by petec » Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:26 am

Folks,
As Gary said, I've just started a new job and haven't done much else. Generally where things appear to be broken, it would help if someone emailed me about it. In this case I've not noticed any issue so will need to diagnose.

I've had a couple of hack attacks on the site - one last night tried injecting the shop, so I need to figure out if all this is related and what they are trying to get at.

I haven't done any routine fixes to the site recently so will see if I've missed a patch.

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Re: Fix on the forum viewing profiles bug?

Post by petec » Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:30 am

One to test - do people with problems still get them when using mobile view?
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