No longer able to edit/add to photo gallery within a post or page

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  • #1963806

    svtakeiteasy
    Member

    For the past two days I have noticed a couple of odd changes.
    I no longer can edit a photo gallery within a post or a page. There used to be two small icons to edit (pencil) or remove (X) at the top left hand corner of the gallery. These have disappeared, making it impossible to make a change to the photo gallery. A number of members are experiencing similar problems.

    Can we please get a fix?

    My site: sv-takeiteasy.com
    My theme: Twenty Fourteen

    The blog I need help with is sv-takeiteasy.com.

    #1963901

    Having the same problem too, along with a host of other people in this thread https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/removing-the-scrollbar-from-the-post-editor-one-of-the-worst-improvements-yet?replies=104. Trust me, you are not alone, and what’s worse, there aren’t any answers to our problems either. One dev said the changes made to WP over the past two days were an “improvement”. Along with not being able to edit a gallery, I can not post links of any kind, add polls, etc. This is the worst update to WP so far!

    #1963903

    francisbob
    Member

    I’ve tagged the thread accordingly, please subscribe to the thread @theteaspilleddaily has provided.

    There have been changes to the editor and it seems it has given the developers a fair share of bugs, all things not related to the scrolling bar in the editor window should be fixed soon. Sorry for the inconvenience.

    #1963904

    svtakeiteasy
    Member

    Well I have just figured out how to get around this. I normally use Internet Explorer. I instead tried Google Chrome, and bingo! The little icons appeared…. Try it and hopefully it will work for you too.
    Cheers – Chris

    #1963906

    francisbob
    Member

    Glad to know the issues you are having are contained to one specific browser, could you be kind and specify what version of IE you’re using so it can help the debuggers ?

    You can go on https://www.whatismybrowser.com to have the exact information.

    Thanks in advance !

    #1963911

    svtakeiteasy
    Member

    Using Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7. It sounds like Firefox users were also experiencing problems….
    Cheers

    #1963913

    francisbob
    Member

    Thanks, hopefully it will help the team :)

    #1964008

    Hi svtakeiteasy! Thanks so much for your browser information. That’s really helpful. I’ll pass it on to the developers who are looking into this issue. We’re trying to keep all reports of this issue in one place:

    https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/what-happened-to-editing-photo-galleries

    That’s also where we’ll post when we’ve got the problem fixed, so you should continue to check in over there about this issue.

    @theteaspilleddaily

    I can not post links of any kind, add polls, etc

    I haven’t seen any other reports of this issue. Can you tell me what browser you’re using and its version? Is this affecting all of your posts old and new? or only certain ones?

    #1964134

    gdapupmom
    Member

    I am using Safari and am unable to edit the Gallery I just posted within the last few days. Please help!

    #1964135

    Hi gdapupmom!

    This particular issue was fixed about two week agos. Can you please clear your cache and cookies:

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/browser-issues/#clear-your-cache-and-cookies

    If that doesn’t work, can you please open a new thread for your issue? Just add the tag “modlook” and a staff member will respond shortly.

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