Posts won’t publish

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  • #8994

    My two most recent posts appear under “Manage”, but they don’t appear when you view my actual blog. It’s almost like every time I click on “Publish”, it saves it instead and just won’t publish it.

    Anyone know how to fix it? Thanks.

    #9094

    drmike
    Member

    What’s the time listed on your posts? It’s not somehow in the future, is it?

    #9095

    Well, I have been having trouble getting the time straight. So then the problem is probably there somehow? Well, they were in the future, but I considered that and changed them, but now they still won’t show up. I’ll mess around with it some more.

    #9097

    Okay, definitely not in the future. The first one is at 11:something am and the next one is around noon, but I was definitely having trouble with the time BEFORE. …Yet the time is correct on everything now but still won’t publish.

    #9098

    drmike
    Member

    Have you tried Dashboard -> Manage -> Posts -> Edit the post in question -> Post status set to Published?

    Not sure why you’re having this issue. My thinking is along the lines of somehow they got saved with a time stamp in the future. If you, they get saved instead of published.

    Double check the post status. If it’s still an issue, drop them a feedback. Sounds like something might wrong on the backend.

    Is every post doing this? You mention two posts but I was wondering if you’ve made any posts since then.

    Under your Dashboard -> Options -> General -> Date and Time -> “Times in the weblog should differ by:” should be set to -4 hours. (I see from the forum logs that you’re in Virginia.) Make sure that’s correct as well.

    Good luck,
    -drmike

    #9102

    bizwriter
    Member

    I had the same problem. I republished, and republished, and republished and eventually I saw them on my blog. I assume something wrong was with wordpress.com. In fact, I got the message “WordPress.org is taking a lunch break” a couple of times while trying to publish my post.

    #9137

    They actually just showed up today. That is, one showed up all of a sudden, and the other actually published when I told it to, so I’m going to assume I’m in the clear for now.

    Thank you both so much for your help!

    #9149

    drmike
    Member

    Only other thing I can think of is that the last time Matt and staff did backend upgrades, they did a sort of lock down on the database and all of the posts went directly to “draft” status. But everybody was coming here to complain about it. I wonder if it’s connected.

    #9185

    ngetchell
    Member

    The same thing is happening to me at the moment. I’m trying to make a post and when I click publish it tells me that I’m moving away from the page and asks me if I still want to go. I guess I’ll just have to wait for it to be fixed like the other guys.

    #9209

    drmike
    Member

    ngetchell, might help if you actually post what it says. That way we can help you. :)

    #9608

    russab2001
    Member

    There are a lot of entries about this on this thread too
    http://wordpress.com/forums/topic.php?id=1890&replies=12

    #9611

    ekhlas
    Member

    I’m having the same problem. I made a couple of posts, one of them shows up in Firefox – but not in IE or Opera. The other doesn’t show up at all.

    Have checked ‘Post Status’, it is set to published. Also checked ‘Timestamp’, definitely not in the future.

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