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  1. Hi there, I've searched for this problem and found some threads, but all of them are several or many years old. Also tried some of the suggested solutions: Turning off visual editor in profile settings, using another browser and even another account.

    The problem is like this:

    Whatever changes I make to a certain page, it will not be saved by WordPress. The only thing updated is the "Last edited by" name.

    No text changes, no title changes, no status/visibility or page attribute changes. WordPress will say that changes have been saved after I click the update button, but all content stays the same.

    I activated WP debug mode, but there are no errors or warnings.

    Last edit to the page was made in 2005. Since then, we upgraded our server from PHP 5.6 to 7.1 and from MySQL 5.5 to 5.7 - although everything else is working fine, might there be a connection?

    Also, WordPress is of course latest version 4.8.1

    The blog I need help with is sowjet.de.

  2. amandasjackson
    Staff

    Hello there,

    It appears that the URL of the site you are asking for help with, sowjet.de, is not hosted here on WordPress.com. This forum is specifically for those sites which are hosted by WordPress.com. Your site is hosted here. The theme you are using is a WordPress theme, but is not hosted here.

    Please see here for the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org: https://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    WordPress.org support can be found here: https://wordpress.org/support/

    Hope this helps :)

  3. Oh yes, sure. Sorry for bothering you here, this topic might as well be deleted then.

    I'll ask for help in the wordpress.org forums…

  4. amandasjackson
    Staff

    No worries at all :) Hope you are able to get your problem resolved!

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