Testing tilde.news – re: reports that posting isn’t working
This is like that time Andy Warhol painted the soup can. It was so obvious but so inspiring. Have an upvote.
Up next, facebook.com!
Good read. The fact the google home page needs 2mb for a search bar and a couple buttons tho
Ben, can you delete this test post?
And in the meantime, anybody want to share comments about Google?
I tried submitting a post today and this is what happens in Chrome: https://ttm.sh/EUM.png
I had some similar issues recently and managed to post after a few days for absolutely no reason!
i had the same issue, but it worked fine when i posted a different URL, not sure why
I’ve had a couple reports of this now and I haven’t been able to reproduce… source code is here if anyone wants to have a stab. I can try to dig up some logs too if that helps.
If any of you have tried to submit links and seen this bug, please email me the URL you tried posting. We are looking for possible patterns in the URLs and/or the websites they point to. MY-USERNAME@tilde.team
I found the fix!!
upstream lobsters has a 70-day new account period which prevents new users from submitting stories on domains that have never been submitted before as a spam-prevention method.
in the case that this 70-day period hit with a new domain, a mod log was attempted to be created by a hard-coded user account called “inactive-user” (inactive_user.rb)
i’ve created the missing user that was assumed to exist and lowered the NEW_USER_DAYS to 7