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  1. Invalid request: Twice in the past few days I've attempted to write very important blogs and when I hit publish it said "invalid request". I'v done your fixes and still nothing. Plus, my blogs are gone and I have nothing! This is so frustrating. Please help
    Blog url: http://carolinemcelroy.wordpress.com/

  2. (1) Are you creating posts on the main page of WordPress.com at this link? http://wordpress.com/#!/post/
    If so, don't do that. Create posts on your own blog's dashboard at this link instead. http://talesfromhebei.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post-new.php

    (2) Are you using the secure https:// login?
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/https/

    (3) Exactly which browser and version of it are you using. If you aren’t sure click here to find out > http://whatsmyuseragent.com/

    Note 1: If you are using an IE9 browser in compatibility mode that makes it render as IE7 and IE7 is not supported. To disable see > http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1196-internet-explorer-compatibility-view-turn-off.html

    Note 2: If your browser version is outdated you can upgrade it here http://browsehappy.com

    (4) More troubleshooting:
    a. clearing your browser cache and cookies > http://www.google.com/support/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=32050

    b. Using the browser with all extensions or add-ons disabled

    c. updating the browser to the latest stable version (not a buggy BETA browser version) http://browsehappy.com/

    d. Confirming third party cookies is enabled on the browser http://support.google.com/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=61416

    e. Confirming JavaScript is enabled http://www.google.com/adsense/support/bin/answer.py?answer=12654

    f. Confirming Flash is updated http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ and if required installing the latest version of Flash http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/

    g. Resetting your router and modem and rebooting your computer
    then logging in using the secure https:// log-in

    h. Trying another browser

  3. DRAT! I made a mistake above.
    I copied and pasted and forgot to change the link.

    (1) If so, don't do that. Create posts on your own blog's dashboard at this link instead. http://carolinemcelroy.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post-new.php

  4. Thank you. I'll try that solution., I was actually thinking about giving it a go. T/Y again.

  5. Please work through what I posted and let us know how you make out.

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