Need help with a blog

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  • #971381

    pat901
    Member

    Hi. I am a new user here at wordpress.com. I need help with a blog, blog.gcflearnfree.org. I am trying to email myself some articles on that blog and have tried using my wordpress.com username and regular email username and neither have worked. I got a strange message yesterday, 8/7/12, when logging in as my wordpress.com username (pat901). Here is the message: “You are logged in as “pat901” and do not have the necessary privileges to access the dashboard for “Learning and Living in the Online World”. If you are not “pat901”, please log out and log back in with your username. If you are “pat901″ and you need access, please ask an administrator of the site to invite you”. So, if anyone has anything they can share to help me out please let me know. Thank you.

    #971514

    supportbot
    Member

    You did not specify a blog address or reason for posting when you created this topic.

    This support forum is for blogs hosted at WordPress.com. If your question is about a self-hosted WordPress blog then you’ll find help at the WordPress.org forums.

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    If you forgot to include a link to your blog, you can reply and include it below. It’ll help people to answer your question.

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    #971515

    pat901
    Member

    The link to the blog: http://blog.gcflearnfree.org/. I do not have a blog here, just want to get help with the gcflearnfree.org blog. Thank you.

    #971534

    timethief
    Member

    As we Volunteers cannot help you and only Staff can sort this, this thread is flagged for Staff attention.

    #971576

    pat901
    Member

    OK, thanks timethief. Take care.

    #971636

    macmanx
    Staff

    Just to be sure, were you using the Email button at the bottom of a post, like http://blog.gcflearnfree.org/2012/07/26/ibooks-and-itunes-u-apps-for-reading-and-learning-digitally/ ?

    #971652

    pat901
    Member

    Hi macmanx. Yes, I was using the email button, where it says “Email” on it, at the bottom of the article. I used the email address I used when setting up my account at wordpress.com. Also, interestingly enough, I emailed myself an article from this website yesterday, 8/8/12, using the exact same email address and it came through. So, I can’t really figure it out. Maybe their (gcf’s) server is so busy that it can’t accommodate certain requests? Or, maybe it has to do with my email account?? I haven’t gotten some emails before in the past, and maybe that is the problem now, don’t know. But, it’s very frustrating nonetheless. Thanks in advance for all your help. I like your website, by the way. Take care.

    #971655

    macmanx
    Staff

    Specifically, which email address were you using?

    If you post it here in the standard format, it will only be visible to myself and other staff members.

    #971662

    pat901
    Member

    I used the same email address as the one I used for my wordpress.com account. You’ll have to explain what you mean by standard format because I am not sure what that means. Please reply so I can reply and try to get this resolved, hopefully.

    #971663

    macmanx
    Staff

    Standard format as in exactly as you would type an email address. If I showed you an example, it would be hidden. ;)

    #971677

    pat901
    Member

    Hi. Here it is: (email redacted). Please let me know if you need any other information. Thank you.

    #971681

    macmanx
    Staff

    Hm, that should work.

    Would you please make sure that you have third-party cookies enabled?

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/third-party-cookies/

    #971685

    pat901
    Member

    OK, will check on that. Didn’t think cookies had anything to do with it, but what else could it be?? I even tried logging in using my wordpress.com account, with my regular email, and it didn’t work(emails didn’t come through). But, I get the new blog posts just fine. Weird, huh?? Anyway, thank you so much for your help. I will keep you updated as to my progress with that new info. Thanks again. Take care.

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