July 7, 2012 at 8:58 am #14045
Hi there, I’m working with Propulsion (beautiful theme, love the design) but have run into an early problem. My sidebars disappear when the browser refresh button is pressed! This happens in both Firefox and Chrome, it happens on many different pages, and it happens whether you are logged in to the site or not. I can’t figure it out and its driving me nuts. The only way to make the sidebar reappear is to use the editor to “update” the page…then the sidebar will appear the first time you view that page again. But if you refresh it, the sidebar is gone.
To begin with, I installed the theme, installed recommended plugins (except BB Press Forum Software, will do that later), and imported the sample page and post data. I did not install any other plugins other than Permalink Editor.
One thing that is additionally disturbing is that if you are logged in to the site, and the sidebar disappears, the uppermost WordPress admin bar (containing the menu link to the dashboard, theme options, log in/out, etc) goes completely blank…all the menu items disappear. Another thing that makes me think “its not me” is that this disappearing sidebar also happens on the sample pages…not just on the three new “real” pages that I have added to the site.
Here is a link to a page on the site (temporary url):
Ive hardly begun customizing anything on this site or importing the HTML page content for the 50 or so pages that will eventually belong here…I’m too afraid of this problem to continue!
Any help appreciated.
ChrisJuly 7, 2012 at 6:29 pm #81853
One more thing I discovered: if I wait long enough and then revisit the site, the sidebars appear again…but only for the first page load. When I refresh/reload the page, they disappear again.
I’m going to try disabling my plugins one at a time. I don’t have very many, and I think all but one are recommended by the theme.July 7, 2012 at 6:56 pm #81854
Changed status to resolved. I figured it out, its not a problem with Propulsion theme at all. It was the WP Super Cache plugin (which I had forgotten I had installed). Whenever that was activated (with default settings anyway), this “disappearing page sidebar on reload” problem occurs. Didn’t try to adjust settings of WP Super Cache (which can be extensive) to make it work, for now I just disabled it. Sorry for the bother, great theme! Loving it.July 8, 2012 at 6:10 am #81855
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