sharing settings – cannot drag and drop any services?

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  • #529034

    heatherstark
    Member

    Finally getting around to TRYING to use the new social sharing built-ins for my public blog insightanalysis.wordpress.com. Alas, no joy (only sadnesss…;-).

    On my sharing settings page, when I try to drag and drop any of the available services listed (e.g. facebook, email, twitter), I can drag ok, in that only a dashed marquee line is left, when I head off with my mouse, but I cannot ‘drop’. No matter where inside the Enabled Services box I am when I let go my drag, it seems to have no effect. Nothing goes from ‘Available Services’ to ‘Enabled Services’.

    I am IE7, on XP.

    Anyone had this problem and figured it out? Anyone have any hints and tips? Puzzled and frustrated… hope it’s something really obvious….!

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

    #529200

    heatherstark
    Member

    It works now. WHY it works now I don’t know, but I’m not arguing. I’m just happy.

    #529363

    kristen1974
    Member

    oh I wish this would happen for me! I just want to add a facebook share icon on my site and the dragging refuses to cooperate! if you find out why it started working, can you let me know? thank you!!
    Kristen :)

    #529364

    timethief
    Member

    @kirsten
    If you can’t activate widgets by dragging, then (while on the widgets page) try clicking Screen Options and activating the “accessibility mode”. This way you’ll get a more reliable “Add” tab next to each widget name.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/screen-options/

    #529365

    kristen1974
    Member

    Hi!!
    Thanks but that does work for widgits bot not for the sharing settings…any ideas?
    thx!

    #529374

    mrtaurus
    Member

    Same thing happening for me :(

    #529375

    mrtaurus
    Member

    Ohh wait, drag, HOVER over the gray box then drop

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