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Blog modue problems, /admin won't load anymore


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Fairfax71

Community Member, 20 Posts

21 May 2011 at 11:00pm

Hi all,

I'm using a Silverstripe 2.4.0 install that has run more or less OK for some time now. Here is the site in question:

http://www.alt-katholisch-hannover.de/

Today I tried to add a blog entry to the "Aktuelles" section's blog holder. As it happens, I accidentally double-clicked the "create" button after selecting "BlogEntry" as a page type, and oddly, inside the blog holder, a normal page appeared. After trying to erase it, then I was unable to erase or edit the old, original blog entry I had just typed in. I tried to re-enter the entry in a new post and erase the old one, but nothing worked -- the "delete from site" buttons on the bottom right simply didn't appear.

So I decided to try and go hunting in the database, and found the db entries relevant to the entry I wanted to erase, and deleted them, finding them based on timestamp and RecordID number. However, after that the /admin page won't load anymore -- no error message, just stays stuck at "Loading...". I tried running /dev/build?flush=1, but to no avail.

Any ideas? Is there a painless way to get the page data out and reinstall it in a new version, or to fix the database?

Thanks for any help you can offer in advance.

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Fairfax71

Community Member, 20 Posts

21 May 2011 at 11:02pm

Addendum: Using Firefox 4 and Chrome 11 on Mac OS X 10.6, for what it's worth.

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Fairfax71

Community Member, 20 Posts

21 May 2011 at 11:11pm

Ummm...for other reasons, I quite Chrome and restarted it, and now the Admin page loads again. No idea why...I know for a fact that I did a force-reload on the page, so it shouldn't be a browser cache problem.

So now I'm back to the beginning, where the old, incorrect blog entry is visible in the page tree, but crossed out in red. But I can't do anything to remove it. If I click on it, the buttons at the bottom right don't appear, and the content appears empty. Since the page isn't visible on the site, it's not that big a deal, but still annoying...any ideas on how to remove it? At least under all the Blog* tables, there shouldn't be anything related to that post left, but it still shows up.

Er...help?

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digibrains

Community Member, 130 Posts

26 May 2011 at 7:08am

Hi, Fairfax71,

When you deleted the entry from the db did you delete it from sitetree and sitetree_live? I think you need to delete both.

Chris