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Sunday, March 11th, 2012 12:58 pm
miss_s_b: (Default)
[personal profile] miss_s_b
Layout is still screwed for some people, some of the time, in some browsers. I am aware of this, but am unable to replicate it on my machine, which makes it hard to fix. For now, a workaround you can use if this problem is affecting you, is to put "?style=mine" at the end of all the urls.

Additional to this, I am not getting comment notifications for all comments. For instance, last night's rather bad-tempered post has (currently) 19 comments on it. I got notified of one; so if you don't get a reply to your comment, it's (probably) not that I'm ignoring you, it's just that my comment notifying software is.

Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 02:15 pm (UTC)
andrewducker: (Default)
From: [personal profile] andrewducker
It's definitely worth lodging a support request for missing notifications.

Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 03:18 pm (UTC)
sir_guinglain: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sir_guinglain
The ?style=mine workaround doesn't work for me with your blog... but I've found that opening page using Chrome rather than Firefox or IE allows me to see the layout properly and therefore comment, which is very welcome!

Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 08:00 pm (UTC)
sir_guinglain: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sir_guinglain
...except now the problem has spread to Chrome too, so I'm back to square one.

Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 07:18 pm (UTC)
telegramsam: Blixa Bargeld with a bird in his hair (blixa)
From: [personal profile] telegramsam
Ah, the old ?style=mine trick, I totally forgot about it! Thanks for the reminder.

Though I do hope a solution to the problem comes up (whether found by you or dreamwidth) for people who do not have an account. It's rather odd, as it used to look perfectly normal and then one day it just... didn't. I'm on windows XP service pack 3, in Firefox 10.0.2 and it also looks wonky in old internet exploder (which I don't use but I tried it just to see). I haven't tried it on the linux half of my computer since I haven't been using it much lately, but that's also the same Firefox browser so I don't know if it would even matter if it's a browser issue.

I noticed the comment notification problem *at livejournal* a couple days ago, I wonder if dreamwidth's problem is related? I'd put in a support request for that, as I've gotten notifications for everything the last couple of days...

Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 08:19 pm (UTC)
ext_51145: (Default)
From: [identity profile] andrewhickey.info
As a data point, it's broken for me in both Iceweasel and Chromium, but not in Epiphany, even though both Chromium and Epiphany are based on the same rendering engine (WebKit).

It's annoying enough that I'm going to have a poke at the CSS and see if I can figure out the problem...

Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 08:27 pm (UTC)
ext_51145: (Default)
From: [identity profile] andrewhickey.info
I've figured out the fix. You need to delete the line:
margin-right:-100%;
from your stylesheet.css . Doing that fixes it in Iceweasel (Firefox) and Chromium, and doesn't break it on Epiphany. I don't have any other browsers to test it on, but I can guarantee that's the problem.

Date: Monday, March 12th, 2012 12:44 pm (UTC)
ext_51145: (Default)
From: [identity profile] andrewhickey.info
Odd. Well, at least you know it's not anything you've done, and you can put in a support ticket with a precise line for them to fix...

Date: Monday, March 12th, 2012 12:44 pm (UTC)
ext_51145: (Default)
From: [identity profile] andrewhickey.info
Didn't help :-/

Date: Monday, March 12th, 2012 06:27 pm (UTC)
matgb: Artwork of 19th century upper class anarchist, text: MatGB (Default)
From: [personal profile] matgb
Fixed, thankee, can you check it? Weirdly, it was displaying wrong on Jennie's Fx profile on my laptop, but not for me, same browser, same OS, same screen resolution, I think she had a different font setting which may've messed up the EMs they use for scaling, but it really shouldn't be that it displays differently for exactly the same browser on exactly the same machine.

anyway, had to put margin-right:0%; into #primary, that overrides the default, I'm guessing something else I did to theme it ages back conflicted with something they did.

Date: Monday, March 12th, 2012 08:24 pm (UTC)
ext_51145: (Default)
From: [identity profile] andrewhickey.info
It's now fine, if you're logged in. However, the problem with the CAPTCHA overlapping the comment box still means that no-one who isn't logged in will be able to comment :-/

Date: Monday, March 12th, 2012 08:38 pm (UTC)
matgb: Artwork of 19th century upper class anarchist, text: MatGB (Default)
From: [personal profile] matgb
OK, that's utterly insane and I've done nothing that should affect that at all in any way whatsoever. I shall have another play later when my brain is less fried, but at least I've fixed the big problem easily.

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