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Login problems
« on: June 28, 2019, 04:34:05 PM »
Heads-up: the poster formerly known as merinoblue has indicated some difficulty logging in here: https://www.chronicle.com/forums/index.php/topic,264496.msg3647243.html#msg3647243

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Re: Login problems
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2019, 04:46:28 PM »
Heads-up: the poster formerly known as merinoblue has indicated some difficulty logging in here: https://www.chronicle.com/forums/index.php/topic,264496.msg3647243.html#msg3647243

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Re: Login problems
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2021, 10:07:22 AM »
I've notified one of the mods about this problem: a series of lines that say:

   Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/theforao/public_html/Sources/Load.php on line 268

...appear when I open the Fora, both on my phone and on my laptop, as well as when I post things.

Is anyone else seeing this?

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Re: Login problems
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2021, 10:09:28 AM »
Yup - me too
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Re: Login problems
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2021, 10:39:13 AM »
Yes, I came over here to find a thread in which to report the issue, so thanks.  And unless I'm insane (possible), I think the main page font size blew up quite a bit.  I don't know if that's related or not, but I figured I'd mention it.  Other font sizes seem as usual. 

ETA: Looks like this came up before (https://thefora.org/index.php?topic=410.msg6672#msg6672) and was a php issue that was easy to fix.  Hopefully same or similar situation.
« Last Edit: January 05, 2021, 10:41:40 AM by ab_grp »

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Re: Login problems
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2021, 10:48:51 AM »
Looks like it’s an issue with 2021 and old functions in HTML being retired / no longer read by a browser. I’m knee deep in Grant reviews for the next few days and this won’t be a quick fix, but I’ll try to get to it when I have time.
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Re: Login problems
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2021, 10:50:55 AM »
I've notified one of the mods about this problem: a series of lines that say:

   Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/theforao/public_html/Sources/Load.php on line 268

...appear when I open the Fora, both on my phone and on my laptop, as well as when I post things.

Is anyone else seeing this?

M.

I'm experiencing the same problem. I thought it was my computer and just restarted it but am still seeing several lines of the following:
Deprecated: Function create_function() is deprecated in /home/theforao/public_html/Sources/Load.php on line 273

The line numbers keep going up, but other than that, it is the same message.


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Re: Login problems
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2021, 10:56:26 AM »
Looks like it’s an issue with 2021 and old functions in HTML being retired / no longer read by a browser. I’m knee deep in Grant reviews for the next few days and this won’t be a quick fix, but I’ll try to get to it when I have time.

It's still legible, and as long as one knows to just keep scrolling, it doesn't prevent Fora use.

(With all I've still got to do, it might be better if it did...!)

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Re: Login problems
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2021, 11:24:12 AM »
Yeah, that's why it's (lower) on my priority list right now, since it doesn't effect usability, just looks ugly. Ugly but functional... A good motto for the times.

What it probably means is that I need to backup the forum and then update the version of the forum software we're running. The current version doesn't support the (modern) php standards, but *was* working. I've been putting off upgrades because, well, who knows what might not work as expected, but this is as good of a sign as any that it needs to happen.
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Re: Login problems
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2021, 12:14:02 PM »
A few months ago I had a similar problem -- error messages across the top of the screen -- with a Wordpress blog that I manage. The cause turned out to be a conflict between the php version and something else.

Probably not helpful, but thought I'd mention it.
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Re: Login problems
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2021, 12:20:25 PM »
A few months ago I had a similar problem -- error messages across the top of the screen -- with a Wordpress blog that I manage. The cause turned out to be a conflict between the php version and something else.

Probably not helpful, but thought I'd mention it.

No, that's definitely what it is. The issue is that the forum software runs on legacy versions of PhP. Last time I checked it hadn't been stably updated.

I'm reasonably sure it has now, but I need the time to make sure there aren't going to be other issues with the upgrade, especially with some small customization to the forum code I've done (and forgotten exactly what I did).
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