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Can't view my private blog

  1. My website is not ready for prime time so I've marked it private till it is. I originally set it up on my Mac at work (shh!) and have worked on it at home on my PC laptop. No problems. Then two days ago, I logged into my account and tried to preview the site - no joy. I could edit the pages, etc but not preview/view it. I'm taken to a "this page is private so you have to log in" page, which I did to no avail. I thought maybe there was a problem with our Firefox not being the latest version so I went through that whole process but still no go. My cookie settings are set to accept first party cookies.

    Any suggestions?

    The blog I need help with is southboundsolar.com.

  2. Is this the blog in question? http://nautiknitter.wordpress.com/ If so the visibility is not "private". See here please > http://en.support.wordpress.com/settings/privacy-settings/ Also take note that third party cookies must be enabled in order to access your blog. lastly in regard to (shh!) this is a public forum all threads are indexed and are easily found in Google search results.

  3. No, that's a public blog. The one I'm talking about is different. I'll try changing the third party cookies tonight & see if that works. Thanks!

  4. You're welcome. :) Also note that you will get the best performance by using an updated browser version. If you need to you can upgrade any browser here > http://browsehappy.com

  5. Since Friday 10th june, cannot enter my blog at all. Have checked by clicking on all others blogs ( front page of wordpress.com) it is the same, It seems wordpress.com is out of service. Please, let me know ( for the one who have a free feature blog)i fthey can access their blog, if yes) then i do not knwo what is happening. I can sgn up( but cannot enter my blog at all)

  6. We cannot begin to help you without the URL of the blog you're talking about, starting with http, and info about which browser and version you're using.

  7. http://wordpress.com/ Can someone tell me when they click on any blog front page of wordpress.com can enter. Thank you.

  8. @allaboutaty
    I found your private blog. Please contact Staff using this link > http://en.support.wordpress.com/contact/

  9. I'm having the exact same problem as the original poster. I did finally manage to gain access briefly yesterday and again this morning, however the problem is happening again since I came online this afternoon. I use Internet Explorer 9, but it happens when I use Firefox too. I haven't changed any settings etc either.

    Also when I try to log out of WordPress it comes up saying page cannot be displayed. Clicking on the Diagnose Connection Problems brings up a message saying 'could not connect to the secure web server "wordpress.com". I've gone through the various things it suggests to help solve the problem to no avail.

    Can anyone enlighten us as to what the problem is because I'm beginning to get desperate now?! Thanks.

  10. Okay, so I just tried resetting the network adaptor "local area connection" which was recommended and the following message came up - Windows tried a repair but a problem still exsists. Cannot communicate with wordpress.com.

    I don't know if this is relevant but thought I'd post it here just in case.

  11. @simplykblog, I changed my browser setting to accept third party cookies and it worked. Not that I'm in love with the idea of them, but it's better than not being able to preview my blog.

  12. @nautiknitter
    That's good to hear. As I said above we need to have third party cookies enabled to access our blogs. Happy blogging! :)

  13. @simplykblog
    It sounds like your problem is a connectivity one that may be with the ISP you have. How are you connecting to the interent and to wordpress.com please? The way you connect to the internet (mobile, satellite, DSL, dial-up) and to your blog, and how many proxy server jumps etc. it takes to connect can cause problems. There maybe be problems with your ISP and/or with the proxy servers. Check for known issues with your ISP.

    Are your logging-in using https> See here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/https/

    In the final analysis you may need Staff help. http://en.support.wordpress.com/contact/

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