I'm not able to Like any posts, although I'm signed into wordpress

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  • #2422240

    cris4764
    Member

    I have never been able to get the Like button to work on this computer. It works fine on my other computer.
    When I press either the Like button on the menu bar or the Like button in the post, a pop-up box shows up and acts like it’s doing something, then disappears, but Liked doesn’t show up in the menu bar, nor does my icon appear in the post after the Like button.
    I am using Firefox version 38.0.5. I used firefox on my other computer.
    Something must not be set up right, but I don’t know what it is.
    When I started posting on wordpress again after several months layoff, everything had changed, so I don’t know if this has anything to do with it or not. Thank you.

    The blog I need help with is fstopfantasy.wordpress.com.

    #2422360

    I did not found like button on your page enable it first.

    #2422361

    justjennifer
    Moderator

    @cris4764- Likes are enabled already on fstopfantasy.wordpress.com and that does not appear to be the problem you are describing.

    There shouldn’t be a pop-up box after you Like a post. When you click the like button, it changes color and the button goes from “Like” to “Liked”. I just tested this on this post https://fstopfantasy.wordpress.com/2015/07/06/weekly-photo-challenge-next-door-neighbors/ and the Like button worked as expected for me in both Chrome 43 and FF 39.

    Besides updating FF, is it possible you have an ad blocker extension active or some other type of blocking software? It may be worth your while working your way through this Support doc https://en.support.wordpress.com/browser-issues/

    Let us know if you need more help with that.

    #2422363

    justjennifer
    Moderator

    @richardolga2078 – you continue to post information that is not relevant for WordPress.com users. Please read and understand this Support doc https://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    #2422372

    cris4764
    Member

    @justjennifer I appreciate your testing out the Like button on my fstopfantasy. I have had email notifications that that particular post has been Liked a number of times.

    The only thing I had blocked on http://www.wordpress.com was Google Analytics, which shouldn’t have had anything to do with the problem at hand. However, I have whitelisted http://www.wordpress.com, which, I hope, should whitelist all wordpress URLs.

    I shall go ahead and update FF. Apparently, I do not have automatic updating on. However, I had older FF versions on my old computer, which I’m not using anymore, and the Like button worked fine there.

    Thank you for your quick response.

    #2422373

    bdukes
    Staff

    Just to clear up any confusion regarding plugins on WordPress.com. For security and preformece reasons WordPress.com does not allow third party plugins to be installed. This means the plugin Richard suggested can not be used on WordPress.com. For more information on plugins see:
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/plugins/

    #2422376

    cris4764
    Member

    @bdukes Thank you for that information. I hadn’t intended using any plugins. I’m confused enough with just what is available. :)

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