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Problem editing Wikipedia

by iltcm! / June 16, 2009 6:42 AM PDT

Whenever I click "Edit this page" or create a new page in Wikipedia, I just download a PHP file and nothing else happens. I don't know if this is a browser problem or what. When I click on the section-wide "Edit" button, I get taken to the editing page. What can I do to prevent the file download and be able to actually edit an entire page or create a new one?

I'm currently using Safari 4 for mac.

Like I said, I don't know if this is a browser issue, if it is not, then can an admin move this to the proper forum?

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To figure out if it's a browser problem...
by FrankQC / June 17, 2009 11:34 AM PDT

... I suggest that you install some other browser and test with it.

i.e. Firefox.

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Figured it out
by iltcm! / June 17, 2009 9:06 PM PDT

Never mind, I figured it out myself.

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(NT) What was wrong?
by FrankQC / June 18, 2009 5:20 AM PDT
In reply to: Figured it out
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For the curious...
by iltcm! / June 18, 2009 8:24 AM PDT
In reply to: What was wrong?

It was just a setting in my account preferences: I had "Use external editor" checked.

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DIfficulty Posting in Wikipedia
by angelrcordero / July 6, 2009 5:05 AM PDT

I wrote an article and it is saved in my Wikipedia account. I already met the hybernation period (ten edits and 4 days). How do I move the article to be viewed by all and searchable?


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