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For the life of me I can't get Buddypress pages to not break my CSS. I finally had a breakthrough by adding this code to the custome code header section on pagelines settings backend.

<link media="all" type="text/css" href="http://fhs.myyearstream.net/files/pagelines/compiled-css-1360575606.css" id="pagelines-less-css" rel="stylesheet">


It fixed the CSS on Google Chrome, and only Google Chrome. Safari, Firefox, and IE are still broken. I attached the screenshot of what it looks like. I have done the steps for buddypress and page lines, 1,000,000 times. I hope the code above can help people figure out my problem .


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Not really going to help much, that file is the compiled css, if you save ANY option in the backend the css hash number will be different and the css filename will change.


Unfortunately I found it impossible to view your site as it seems to be just a login page. Is there a correct URL to use?

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I sent you a pm with my credentials. Did you get it?

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I don't believe Simon received them before going home for the evening.  I will send him a reminder for the morning.



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Yes i logged in and enabled buddypress, your server is giving a 500 error for the file http://www.myyearstream.net/wp-content/themes/pagelines/pagelines-compiled-css-1_1358493704/


Cant really help more until you do the following:

  1. Disable the cache. Makes everything we do to try and debug absolutely impossible. Are you getting 100's of 1000's of unique visiters per hour?
  2. View the server logs to see what the 500 error means.

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Well it works now. Someone told me to add this to my wp-config 

define( 'PL_NO_DYNAMIC_URL', true );


Any possibile problems with this solution?

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James B

Hi Barzeen,


No problems with this solution as far as I'm aware. Glad you got it sorted :-)


Ref: http://www.pagelines.com/forum/topic/24608-less-compiler-500-internal-server-error/?hl=css+error+500#entry143459

Kindly search the forum and read the documentation before posting. It will help you resolve many issues.

For CSS help be sure to check out W3Schools first and be sure to download FireBug for FireFox for troubleshooting.

James B

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