reader doesn't load

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  • #1104126

    reader doesn’t load

    The blog I need help with is breastfedblog.wordpress.com.

    #1104324

    I have IE9. I’ve tried all the suggestions and they don’t work. What’s the fix, if any, for this? It’s really annoying.

    #1104333

    timethief
    Member

    Hello there,
    If you are not running one of the browsers and versions listed at http://browsehappy.com/ please try upgrading or switching first.

    Note: If you are using an IE9 browser in compatibility mode that makes it render as IE7 and IE7 is not supported. To disable see > http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1196-internet-explorer-compatibility-view-turn-off.html

    If you are running one of the browsers and versions listed at http://browsehappy.com please do these four things:

    1. Try clearing your browser’s cache: http://www.google.com/support/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=32050

    2. Make sure that you have third-party cookies enabled: http://en.support.wordpress.com/third-party-cookies/

    3. Try with all browser extensions or add-ons temporarily disabled.

    4. Try enabling HTTPS: http://en.support.wordpress.com/https/

    If it’s still happening, let us know exactly which browser (and version of it) you’re using by checking here if necessary http://www.whatbrowser.org/ and also post any error reports you get.

    #1104341

    i already did all those things and it does not make a bit of difference. I can try IE10 but as it’s still in the buggy stage, I’m not sure that’s a good idea. Why is it that WordPress has this problem?

    #1104343

    timethief
    Member

    I don’t recommend using IW10 for the reason you state. However, the assumption that WordPress.com has a problem does not dovetail with my own experience. I am using an old computer that’s barely limping along. The operating system is windows XP and I’m using IE8, Firefox 17 and Chrome 23 without any issues at all.

    #1104344

    timethief
    Member

    Would you care to try using either Firefox 17 or Chrome 23?
    http://browsehappy.com

    #1104372

    callymash
    Member

    I’m having the same problem. Using Chrome 23, not getting the reader at all. No problems till Dec 23rd.
    On Firefox 17.01 I can get it but jumpy and very slow, so virtually unusable.
    Done all the other things you suggest but still no joy.
    Everything else is fine. Just the reader that’s the problem.
    My site is carolsmusings.wordpress.com

    #1104382

    I was using Firefox, but I don’t see why I need to keep switching OS for one site. It is WordPress. For whatever reason, if it’s to deliberately force people to use certain OS or their programmers just don’t know how to make it compatiable across the board, I don’t know, but the Reader will not work with IE9. Why can’t this be resolved?

    #1104392

    timethief
    Member

    I don’t know what it is that’s causing this. I don’t experience it using IE8, Chrome 23 or Firefox 17. There aren’t over 35 million posting here with the issue so how does it point to being a WordPress.com issue?

    In the past we discovered some bloggers weer running Ghostery or DNT (do not track) browser add on-ons or pop-up blockers that were triggering this behavior. Maybe that’s the case now or maybe not. This thread is tagged for Staff attention. Please subscribe to it so you are notified when they respond.

    #1104403

    I am having the same problem and three different computers — it makes no difference which browser I use (Firefox, Chrome, or Safari). The problem started yesterday.

    #1104412

    masqua
    Member

    Glad I’m not the only one experiencing this problem with Reader. It started this morning on the 23rd and I had no previous trouble prior to today. Everything online works fine for me, with the exception of the Reader.

    #1104423

    trixfred30
    Member

    Yes something is wrong with wordpress it’s been like this for at least a day

    #1104424

    trixfred30
    Member

    Yes something is wrong with wordpress it’s been like this for at least a day

    #1104427

    No Ghostery, no DNT. It is WordPress. It is the only site I have a problem with… As for yesterday, I’m wondering if they couldn’t handle the overload with everyone home, or they are trying to integrate more commercials into the site, which is fine with me, but get it together soon if that’s the case.

    I know I’m not the only one with this problem. So what’s the fix?

    #1104433

    same problem here (running with safari browser and IE on another pc). Furthermore I do not understand why I get the message “You can now manage the blogs you follow in the Reader on the WordPress.com home page.” in my dashboard when I click on “Blog I follow” instead of being redirected instantly. This makes it really cumbersome to see other blogs in the reader. We are trying to share here!!

    #1104437

    toemailer
    Member

    For me the Reader has slowed right down and my computer will freeze if I stay there. Tried it on two computers – one is windows 7 the other xp. Not as bad on the xp which has more ram :)

    #1104440

    My reader loads but consumes all my CPU and memory. This started only yesterday, and only with the reader in wordpress.

    #1104441

    piran1
    Member

    Same as above – reader loads, then upon reload (i.e. searching for new posts perhaps?) it eventually consumes up all memory, freezing my machine. Tried in Firefox, Safari and Chrome. First noticed it yesterday.

    #1104443

    fromwales
    Member

    Same problem for me also. It started yesterday.

    #1104445

    stanzebla
    Member

    Yes, same here, started yesterday (and I already posted) on two different browsers. I’m happy, that other people experience the same so we might get over 32.000 or what was the number of posts needed and someone might see it’s a wordpress issue. ;)

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