No “Publish” Button?
I try to publish a new post, or edit a post, and there seems to be no way to publish. I can’t save or publish what I have edited or tried to post.
The blog I need help with is lightinfinitelight.wordpress.com.
A link to your blog would be helpful…
The button is sitting in the upper right corner. You should have a box there named “Publish”.
Also, are you signed in as an administrator?
i am the owner of the forum, im signed in and trying to edit a page, and there is no publish or update page button. i am not new with wordpress, ive been using it for several months
here is a picture: http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/5996/oooz.png
my blog is: ipodtouchthemes.wordpress.com
oh i got it. FINALLY just had to go to page options
I will have to check to see if I am signed in as an administrator. It is “my” blog, so I have been assuming that I am automatically allowed.
Here is a link: http://nileshollister.wordpress.com
When I click on “New Post” (near the top of the screen), and then put a new post together, there seems to be no button for publishing.
This also happens when I try to edit a post or a page.
What browser and version are you using? Do you see a scroll bar at the bottom of the page when you’re writing a post?
Google Chrome. I downloaded it about a week and half ago. I believe it was the latest version at the time.
Maybe the browser is the problem. I will try it in Firefox and in IE and report back.
Thanks for that.
No scroll bar at bottom of page (when I just now checked while using Chrome).
Just tried IE and Firefox (very recent versions of each). Same problems. No scroll bar on bottom in either.
If I click on the edit button or the new post button near the top of the screen, there is no way to save or publish.
If I click on Pages, near the left of the screen, and then select Add New, then there *is* a publish button.
But if I click on Posts, also near the left of the screen, and then select Add New, there is not a publish button.
Correction: there is a bar at the bottom of the screen in IE.
This problem is really more serious than it might at first appear.
I literally can’t put up new posts on my own blog. There is apparently no way to publish them.
Maybe there is a workaround until the problem is resolved?
Does anyone know how to get around this?
New posts just won’t publish.
I had the same problem and unfortunatly I went to the quick post on the draft page where there was a a publish button. It wasnt complete fix to my issue but I was able to publish my post.
I recommend using a offline blog editor Windows Live Writer is real popular
Thanks for those suggestions.
lastory1 — if I may ask, was the problem ever corrected — were you able to get a normal “Publish” button on the blog?
Also, if anyone knows where I should take this to get it resolved (if that is part of wordpress.com — fixing software bugs), please feel free to post.
You could contact staff directly at http://support.wordpress.com/contact
Have you tried the Quick Post workaround? Possibly you would then be able to edit posts.
Thanks. Will try that.
I had this issue myself last night. The issue was caused by the post being scheduled to be published. After I removed the schedule, the Publish button came back.
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