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tepples
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Blank white page when editing other user's talk page

Post by tepples » Mon Oct 24, 2016 2:40 pm

From User talk:Lidnariq#Test:

Lidnariq is truing to create/edit User:PostNES but cannot. Lidnariq gave no details, but I tried reproducing it, and I got a blank white page when trying to submit, and the change did not appear in Recent Changes. What's going on?

Usually, in my experience with PHP, a blank white page means that a PHP program hit a fatal error before producing any output, and this error message has been suppressed from output and instead routed to an error log that the server administrator can read. Are there any relevant error messages from 2016-10-24T21:35Z or thereabouts, when I was testing this?

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Re: Blank white page when editing other user's talk page

Post by rainwarrior » Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:23 pm

Tried it myself just to triplicate the error. I get:
Chrome error page wrote:The wiki.nesdev.com page isn’t working
wiki.nesdev.com is currently unable to handle this request.
HTTP ERROR 500

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Re: Blank white page when editing other user's talk page

Post by Myask » Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:11 am

I got the blank page on trying to save a reply, too.However, the error does not encompass the entire usertalk space…?

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Re: Blank white page when editing other user's talk page

Post by freem » Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:52 am

This is a shot in the dark (and it'll probably miss) but do you think it's choking on the "Post" part of the username?

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Re: Blank white page when editing other user's talk page

Post by tepples » Tue Oct 25, 2016 1:43 pm

I get the white page when I try to submit edits to User talk:Lidnariq, which doesn't contain "Post".

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