Intermittent front end edit button

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Intermittent front end edit button

Post by jeffgilmore » Fri Mar 01, 2024 5:27 pm

I have an issue where the front end edit button intermittently fails to appear. It seems to be browser related, but I'm not sure.

For example, I'm logged in as a particular user in Chrome. I go to an article for whom that user has edit rights, but the button does not appear.

I open an incognito window, login as the same user and edit the same article, and it appears.

If I do the same in Firefox, it also appears.

In Chrome, I found that if I delete (using Chrome developer tools) all non-session cookies related to this page, then the button starts working. All these cookies seemed to be associated with my Joomla domain, but they did not appear in incognito or on Firefox.

Does anyone have a suggestion how I might go about troubleshooting this? Has anyone seen it happen?

This is on Joomla 5.0.3


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Per Yngve Berg
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Re: Intermittent front end edit button

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Fri Mar 01, 2024 8:36 pm

Try to change Session Handler ('database' or 'filehandler')

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