Is this a bug i dont think it is a bug but im not sure I think this was when u guys were updating your website and i was half way through making my ible which did not save
Posted by DELETED_Gavabc123 10 years ago | last reply 10 years ago
1. Legitimate requests for support that are not related to any instructable are no longer shown.2. There is no way to submit such a question other than as a general forum topic mixed in with everything else.3. There is no way to separate "answered" topics from others,4. Everything is sorted by recent - If I want to see if my "topic" was answered I have to scroll through many many topics to find it.5. although there is a small box above to identify this as a question - Not many will see it, what does it do, in principle it looks useful.
Asked by rickharris 1 year ago | last reply 1 year ago
Years ago I am seeing a feature of Instructables that works bad (IMHO): I will try to explain it with my "yes bwana" English, please tell me if you don't understand any expression. The publishing date and time is apparently the only used to register and ordering instructables. But there is in reality another date-time, those of showing in the web page, after the revision process. When I choose ALL RECENT daily (my default option, many times each day), I see the last instructables showed in the page, until I see others previously seen. That method shows almost all new instructables, since there are eventually others that where published a day or two before today, and they are some pages below. but showed today. In fact, some my instructable has been showed one or two days after its publishing, and it was possibly missing by many persons. I still think Instructables is one of the better (or the best) managed site in the web, but this features is a little annoying, because it forces me to look some days back, to avoid lost some very interesting thing. That happened to me more than once. The solution is conceptually easy, I don't know how hard it is technically: To add to the database the showing_date_time as an attribute of each instructable, and ordering RECENT by that date-time. It is not valid to replace "date-published", because that date-time is essential in case of authorship dispute.
Posted by rimar2000 6 years ago | last reply 6 years ago
I was idling on this page: https://www.instructables.com/id/Use-ssh-to-talk-with-your-Raspberry-Pi/ When chrome automatically re-routed to this page, no interaction, no new tab or window: https://aerizconvergenciadigital.com/5961483452812/363975c60f5c3dced50072fc456408f1/8992e8e71c6b9ea1bff3724b05754a1d.html Dodgy advertisers?
Posted by GregA69 1 year ago
Hi, when I'm reading instructables I'm having a problem with the pictures. If there are multiple pics in 1 step and I want to see the next pic on the same step it always opens in a new window and very tiny. Please help. Thanks Steven
Posted by Stevooo1985 7 years ago | last reply 7 years ago
Does reporting bugs in the site still qualify for Pro membership? I found a bug in the site that I can't believe hasn't been reported or dealt with yet. Requirements: User must be logged in. Reproducible: Always Bug: If you click on "You" a dropdown box appears as shown in the below image. The Settings hyperlink points to /you when it should point to /you/settings The other hyperlinks appear to be correct. I want my bug bounty :D
Posted by gregoryfenton 3 years ago | last reply 3 years ago
Bug while searching: When searching for something with not many results (ex: bertwert) the page will after the results, on a new section, 50 random instructables. Then it will reproduce the page after and after infinite times. This does not happen when there are no results but other then that it always happens. See images for details. System details: Windows 8.1 Chrome 39 Reproduction: Search a term and scroll down to the end. (ex: https://www.instructables.com/howto/bertwert/) Thanks :-)
Posted by DELETED_bertwert 4 years ago | last reply 4 years ago
When I try to click on a photo after the first people provide to show the steps, it continues to show the first photo and none of the ones I click. It's almost like a broken link but it has to do with a setting on my computer and have tried to fix it but can't figure it out. I'm running a windows 7 machine and Firefox 9.0.1.
Posted by mdstb 7 years ago | last reply 7 years ago
There is a bug on this page. I cannot use "enter" to go downward in lines. I tried. First, the site's page, https://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Lock/, has a bad download link in IE for the looking.stl file. I had to use Google Chrome to download the looking.stl file. The keep.stl file works on IE, though.
Posted by dfunct 4 years ago
I want to post an ible with writing on the cover photo. I have done it before, so I clicked on the "edit in pixlr" button and it makes the picture go grey. It doesn't do anything and when I click on the back button it doesn't go back to the picture, so I have to restart or us the draft. Help would be appreciated.
Posted by random_builder 2 years ago | last reply 2 years ago
Someone made a forum topic, and I don't remember what it was about, and I had never saw the poster before. I clicked on the name to bring up their profile, and then, just kinda for a joke, I followed them, but I wanted to unfollow later. I forgot about it, until today, they posted their first instructable. I don't really want to have that kind of thing in my feed (no offence to them) so I was going to unsub. I click on the unsub button, but it just sits and tries to load, but does nothing, no matter how long you wait. I know subbing to a random person in dumb, and I see that now, but is there some way I can unsub? Thanks for understanding!
Posted by random_builder 1 year ago | last reply 1 year ago
I am using Firefox 10.0.1 on Compaq AMD 4450e 2300 mHz, Windows 7 version 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002. When open my pending topic and hit the EDIT button I get a pop up screen with teh following message: There's been a problem updating your Instructable parsererror SyntaxError: JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal The tab locks up and a little "UPLOADING" icon flashes at the bottom. It stays forever , or until you close the tab. I can't edit the topic and I am not sure why. I started writing in word and did a cut and paste to put the first paragraph into the first step. No picture, no graphics,. Just a few sentences of text. Your help would be rgeatly appreciated.
Posted by vectorges 7 years ago | last reply 7 years ago
I just published an instructable but I'm dismayed to see the autoformatting has made it look pretty rotten. Steps 2 & 3 have wide aspect ratio images and they have been cropped and rendered in very low quality. The autoplay youtube function (where you can make a youtube video look like a gif) no longer works and the aspect ratio chosen seems to be ignored, so you get the black bars even when you do hit play. Any chance this cropping/breaking can be fixed? Thanks.
Posted by makendo 10 months ago | last reply 9 months ago
When i login to the instructable app (version:2.0.4) from my android phone of jelly bean version 4.2.1, It shows I haven't published any article, But i have already published 2 articles. And another problem is, in the side bar of the app, it shows both login and logout option. I have attached the screen shot, see it below. It is showing 0 favourites, 0 following only in app. But when I login in browser it shows correctly. I have around 30 favourites and I am following some authors. But in the app it is not showing correctly.
Posted by Invento Guy 3 years ago | last reply 3 years ago
When I am editing an Instructables draft, the ENTER key 'appears' to work, but after I save it and then view it in preview mode it is not formatted correctly. Every line I created to separate paragraphs completely vanishes. I have tried several times to be sure it wasn't an error on my part. It appears that the New Editor has a bug. This bug prevents me from separating paragraphs and correctly formatting my instructable. Also, if it helps I have recreated the same issue using Safari and Google Chrome. Thanks!
Posted by goldlego 4 years ago | last reply 4 years ago
If you go to this page: https://www.instructables.com/pages/search/search.jsp?cx=partner-pub-1783560022203827%3Anpr2q7v5m6t&cof;=FORID%3A11&ie;=ISO-8859-1&q;=guitar+slide+sumguysr and click on the second result, with the URL: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.instructables.com/member/sumguysr/%3Fshow%3Dcomments%26limit%3D500&sa;=U&ei;=DxQwUNWVCuah0QWm84DgDA&ved;=0CAkQFjAB&client;=internal-uds-cse&usg;=AFQjCNFRIGm1lMtySmLz8cbkTJ5QjiVt7w you get this message: This is probably not the site that you are looking for! You attempted to reach www.instructables.com, but instead you actually reached a server identifying itself as *.a.ssl.fastly.net. This may be caused by a misconfiguration on the server or by something more serious. An attacker on your network could be trying to get you to visit a fake (and potentially harmful) version of www.instructables.com. You should not proceed, especially if you have never seen this warning before for this site. Nothing seems to be wrong here (tried different machines, OSes, and Internet connections with same results.) Something wrong? Or something smelly?
Posted by rblee 6 years ago | last reply 6 years ago
Hello, I am very new to the Pro forums, so new in fact that this is my first post :) I was wondering about bug fixes? I have already reported a bug in the reg. forums that I encountered with a group that I had started, but since then I have found that this is happening to every group I visit. I have tried using different PC's and different browsers but the bug is still there, does this mean that it is specific to my account? Does anyone else have this issue? The post I made originally is Here I guess the more important question(s) should be: What is the procedure for reporting bugs on Instructabes as a Pro member and should we expect our issues to be addressed promptly or should we patiently wait for them to be reviewed and corrected in future site updates?
Posted by Skater_j10 9 years ago | last reply 9 years ago
When I searched for knex today, I clicked on rating, recent, and popular, along with the other sections, and the listings never changed at all. This is the first time I have witnessed thig bug, and I am wondering if anyone else has found this. If you look at the pictures this will explain the problem fully. Does any one of the instructables team think they can fix this?
Posted by The Jamalam 9 years ago | last reply 9 years ago
Okay, so just a minute ago (at the time of me typing this) I click the forums button, and all of the links to the threads are a charcoal black? I don't have anything downloaded to change the color of the site, and everything else is fine so I want to know if this is a bug or not (and if this is happening to anyone else?) Thanks.
Posted by Rock Soldier 9 years ago | last reply 9 years ago
Look at this error:update: here is the message:org.hibernate.exception.GenericJDBCException: Could not execute JDBC batch update at org.hibernate.exception.SQLStateConverter.handledNonSpecificException(SQLStateConverter.java:103) at org.hibernate.exception.SQLStateConverter.convert(SQLStateConverter.java:91) at org.hibernate.exception.JDBCExceptionHelper.convert(JDBCExceptionHelper.java:43) at org.hibernate.jdbc.AbstractBatcher.executeBatch(AbstractBatcher.java:249) at org.hibernate.jdbc.AbstractBatcher.prepareStatement(AbstractBatcher.java:92) at org.hibernate.jdbc.AbstractBatcher.prepareStatement(AbstractBatcher.java:87) at org.hibernate.jdbc.AbstractBatcher.prepareBatchStatement(AbstractBatcher.java:218) at org.hibernate.persister.entity.AbstractEntityPersister.insert(AbstractEntityPersister.java:2174) at org.hibernate.persister.entity.AbstractEntityPersister.insert(AbstractEntityPersister.java:2610) at org.hibernate.action.EntityInsertAction.execute(EntityInsertAction.java:52) at org.hibernate.engine.ActionQueue.execute(ActionQueue.java:248) at org.hibernate.engine.ActionQueue.executeActions(ActionQueue.java:232) at org.hibernate.engine.ActionQueue.executeActions(ActionQueue.java:139) at org.hibernate.event.def.AbstractFlushingEventListener.performExecutions(AbstractFlushingEventListener.java:298) at org.hibernate.event.def.DefaultFlushEventListener.onFlush(DefaultFlushEventListener.java:27) at org.hibernate.impl.SessionImpl.flush(SessionImpl.java:1000) at com.instructables.hibernate.SessionProvider.closeCurrentSession(SessionProvider.java:62) at com.instructables.filter.HibernateSessionRequestFilter.doFilter(HibernateSessionRequestFilter.java:94) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.FilterFilterChain.doFilter(FilterFilterChain.java:70) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:173) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:511) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:520) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:442) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)Caused by: java.sql.BatchUpdateException: Data truncation: Data too long for column 'body' at row 1 at com.mysql.jdbc.ServerPreparedStatement.executeBatch(ServerPreparedStatement.java:665) at com.mchange.v2.c3p0.impl.NewProxyPreparedStatement.executeBatch(NewProxyPreparedStatement.java:1723) at org.hibernate.jdbc.BatchingBatcher.doExecuteBatch(BatchingBatcher.java:48) at org.hibernate.jdbc.AbstractBatcher.executeBatch(AbstractBatcher.java:242) ... 22 more
Posted by coolz 10 years ago | last reply 10 years ago
Hello, fellow instructablers! I have located a bug. When you click on someones location, or on one of their interests, it comes up with the same page that comes up whenever you search for an instructable with a keyword that doesn't exist; the one with the instructables robot saying:No results foundTake this opportunity to submit one!When I have seen instructablers who have the same locations/interests as me.Can anyone fix this?Thanks, The Jamalam
Posted by The Jamalam 10 years ago
Two people who are pro members were not able to download my PDF with images. Since I am not a pro member myself, I could not either. They suggested I report the bug, and I thought posting in the forum would make sure the images aren't loading for anyone.
Posted by tesseliot 9 years ago | last reply 9 years ago
I cannot seem to remove an instructable from my group.When I click ' Manage this Group' and then click the orange cross on that particular instructable, nothing happens and 'Error on page' is displayed in the IE 8 Status bar.I use IE 8 and Windows XP.Any reasons why ??? Kabir
Posted by mhkabir 9 years ago | last reply 9 years ago
When I try to add an ible to one of my collections, I get an error. Also when I try to unpublish or save the collection the error occures. It's only this one, the other collections are fine. I'm using a mac, 10.6.8 and Firefox, latest version
Posted by Tipple 5 years ago | last reply 5 years ago