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Wordpress Visual/Html Editor for posts/pages not working

Posted on 2011-03-02
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When i edit any page or post, the visual and html tabs do not work. The text in the body field shows up as white, and to see anything i have to select all the text. The selected text also shows up as html mode. It looks like its stuck in html mode for all edits.  
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by:Jason C. Levine
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Have you added any plugins recently?
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by:CCtech
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No. It works fine with all my plugins. I made sure because i blew away my whole database last time and found it was only a plugin issue. so that was the first thing i made sure of.
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by:Jason C. Levine
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>> No. It works fine with all my plugins

Does that mean you tested by disabling all plugins?
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yes
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Jason C. Levine earned 500 total points
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Ok.  Have you customized the core WordPress files at all or is a reinstall a viable option?  If you haven't hacked the core files, back up your Theme and Plugins and then go to Dashboard | Updates and reinstall WordPress from the button there.
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by:Aaron @KRONiS
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Have you ensure that you unchecked the 'disable' visual editor in your user account settings?

see screenshot.

Go to /wp-admin/

click 'users'

then click on your account and the FIRST check box does that.

Was that it?
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by:CCtech
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no it wasn't the visual editor. The screen still showed the visual and html tabs, but all the text was white.
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by:CCtech
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i gave up and just did a full reinstall and blew away the database...again...
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by:Jason C. Levine
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Charles,

Where are you hosting this stuff?  You really shouldn't have to keep blowing the DB away.  I have 20-30 WP sites at the moment and I've yet to have to resort to thermonuclear tactics...
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