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Flushing CSS/LESS Cache Killed the DMS

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greenfly    230
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This is how we see your site http://d.pr/i/iM4f

 

Should it not look like this? 

 

Did you click the Flush Less/CSS button or the Cache in a caching plugin? 


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experticity    0
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Your link isn't working.

 

I used the Clear all "CSS/LESS cached Data" in the Global options

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greenfly    230
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ok the link has been amended http://d.pr/i/iM4f 

 

Can you go to Settings > Advanced and then enable the debug for us please? 


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experticity    0
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Ok.  The DMS is just raw html right not but I've checked the "Enable debug" checkbox.  Does that work? 

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greenfly    230
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The debug doesn't work for some reason. 

 

Can you create an admin logon for your site for us and send the credentials to hello @ pagelines.com along with a link to this topic and we shall investiagte further 


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Ok.  I've created the user and sent the email.

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greenfly    230
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Great - i will check now for you 


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greenfly    230
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Can you update to the latest release of DMS please? 


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greenfly    230
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Ok - you also have PageLines Customise plugin active - this does not work with DMS. Can you remove this and use a child theme to add your styling to instead of the Customise plugin. You can see information regarding child themes here http://docs.pagelines.com/customize/base-child-theme 

 

Also update all your plugins as you have 3 outdated plugins. 

 

When you have done this, try again - if the site does not work still when you are logged in (site is working as it should when not logged in) Disable all your plugins and try it again. 


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I'm currently using a child theme to theme our site. 

 

I've removed the Customize plugin and run the updates for the other plugins. 

 

Still not getting any CSS in the DMS.

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Simon    247
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Can you PM me a login...

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greenfly    230
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simon - i will send it over for you 


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Simon    247
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Looks like your site works ok until you activate the child them, i was able to replicate your issue then.

With just dms flush cache worked ok.

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experticity    0
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Any idea what the child theme is doing that's causing the issue? Or is that just up to me to figure out?

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Simon    247
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Afraid i didnt look into the child theme.

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It seemed to be working fine when with the DMS, I switched it my child theme and it busted again.  I switched it back to the DMS theme and now that is busted.  Can you give me any more information on what might be causing this?

 

Did you do follow those same step to fix it?

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Simon    247
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I dont know whats causing it, all i did was disable the child theme, then go to wp-admin -> pagelines and click 'save' this purges all the stored css.

With your child theme only about 10% of css is being generated.. maybe you are filtering variables, less file locations..whatever

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experticity    0
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Ok.  That helped.  I've got the DMS functioning again.

 

Although I'm now having a separate issue where the less and section overrides that I have in my child theme are not overriding.  The files are there but they don't seem to being working. I'm following the documentation found here - http://docs.pagelines.com/advanced/override-sections

 

The files that I'm overriding are:

 

Less

  • buttons.less
  • colors.less
  • pl-structure.less
  • variables.less

 

Sections

  • altered-nav
  • navbar
  • pl_area
  • textbox

 

Thank you for your help by the way.  I really appreciate it. 

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James B    436
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Hi there, your custom Css/LESS is loading in the source code, I can see all the code is being generated - http://experticity.staging.wpengine.com/wp-content/themes/experticity/style.css?ver=113-1114222033

 

Have you managed to resolve this since posting?


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.

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experticity    0
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This particular issue is resolved.  Thanks!

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greenfly    230
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thanks for letting us know 


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