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screen whiting out....

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is it just me or is the forum unstable and keeps blanking the page? It does it on both my computers so to me sounds like an issue with the forum rather than my tech.

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What do you mean by 'blanking the page' - just loading a completely white screen? Can happen when the server is overloaded but will usually return a 503, especially with forum software as relatively well made as IPB or just the webserver showing an error. The only other thing is a possibly DNS issue that I've been happen before.

 

Not experienced this myself though.

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if you look at the page borders, the grey part, it basically turns the whole page within my internet explorer that colour with no content.

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Ah, I see - if that's the case and it's not a white screen then ignore my last. Also if you run an ad-blocker it's entirely possible that you've/it's managed to block the main wrapper on the page for some reason. Have you tried in another browser?

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If you press F12 are there any errors in the console?

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Ah, I see - if that's the case and it's not a white screen then ignore my last. Also if you run an ad-blocker it's entirely possible that you've/it's managed to block the main wrapper on the page for some reason. Have you tried in another browser?

I've not tried another browser, I hate ie so only use chrome.

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that came out small, see if this is easier to read:

 

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I think Dev wants a screenie of the second tab along - 'console'.

 

Do you have an ad-blocker and did you try turning it off?

ummm not sure what you (he) means? I don't have an adblocker on this PC

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I think Dev wants a screenie of the second tab along - 'console'.

 

....ahh got ya, not any text on the console tab

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Edit: I'm late :(

So when you press F12 it brings up the 'inspector' - the first tab is the inspector itself which is for looking at the source, but the second tab for 'console' shows up the error logs for CSS and JS and all that goodness. I imagine Devastator wants to see the second tab to see if there's something screwy with the Javascript that's not loading (though this shouldn't be an issue) or if something isn't being rendered properly though any syntax errors in the CSS.

 

Press F12 and click the second tab at the top of that window called 'console' and just check the CSS and JS bits.

 

Thing is, if it's loading intermittently then that to me indicates something on the browser if it's just failing to load an element. This isn't a server error or it'd probably be 503 error-ing (which would be an obvious, big error for you) or a database error. The only thing I could think of would have been an ad-blocker thinking the main area was an ad and, well, blocking it on occasion. Obviously not the case though :) Not an immediate indication of IPB having issues either because it's all pretty efficiently cached.

 

Dev will be able to offer more insight I'm sure.

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ta for input Pro. Is puzzling, hasn't done it for a couple of hours but does it at least twice a day for me. Maybe I will man up and try ie to see if it happens there too, but odd for it to happen on 2 different PCs unless it is an issue with Chrome.

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ouch, done. Thanks Dev

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