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It says "unauthorized" but I'm the owner!

  1. It says unauthorized when I log into wordpress, but I own the blog! Nobody else writes on it. When I press new post on the high bar, I press the publish button then the title says unauthorized in red. Can I have some help!?

    The blog I need help with is

  2. Don't ever EVER use that button. It's a source of all kinds of problems. Dozens of people have reported that issue lately, and the ones who succeed in posting from it are sorry later.

    Go to Dashboard->Posts->Add New and write your posts from there.

  3. WordPress post bar has ruined my day.

  4. lenwilliamscarver

    this is so aggravating to do all that writing then get unauthorized message! have never been able to post with a category always have to go back and edit to catogorize the post. Still having same problem with widget image ..haven't tried to put any on and all of a sudden there are these messages or little blue boxes. there are just so many things wrong lately seems wp is becoming like face book or walmart so big they can't supply the services they could before ..but a t least most of it is free.
    would appreciate any help I can get with these ..and remember I don't do techno so keep it slow and simple for this old woman. God Bless!

  5. growinconsciousness

    I have been having this same issue for a few months now too. I type my blog information after clicking "New Post" and I get "unauthorized" in red letters.

    Thank you raincoaster. Will try that method.

  6. There's an issue with creating posts on the front page of and with editing posts created there that will not be fixed until the next upgrade. Do not create posts here >!/post/

    Instead I recommend that you ONLY create posts here > Dashboard > Posts > All Posts > Add New

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