Bug #11803


Settings > Writing Editor Switch Error

Added by Laurie Hurson almost 4 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

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If a user goes to Settings > Writing to change the default editor from Block to Classic, when they attempt to save these changes they receive the error in the screenshot below. I have tried this myself and two other users have reported the error to me. Any idea what's going on here? Many users (professors) prefer to make the classic editor the default since the block editor is much more confusing for students (and more inaccessible.


editor switch error.png (77.3 KB) editor switch error.png Laurie Hurson, 2019-08-28 10:06 AM
Actions #1

Updated by Boone Gorges almost 4 years ago

  • Assignee set to Raymond Hoh
  • Target version set to 1.15.9

Looks like this is a fatal error being triggered when cac-creative-commons is activated. See for what is, I think, the correct fix. Ray, could you please confirm? If so, could you please merge, commit to CAC, and deploy as a hotfix? I have a feeling this will be a common issue as folks set up their sites for the fall.

Actions #2

Updated by Raymond Hoh almost 4 years ago

  • Category name set to WordPress Plugins
  • Status changed from New to Resolved

Apologies, Laurie.

I introduced this problem into the Creative Commons plugin. Thanks Boone for the pull request. Just pushed up the hotfix to production.

Actions #3

Updated by Laurie Hurson almost 4 years ago

No problem. Thanks for the quick fix, all!


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