This is a really interesting piece of news and I’m digging it as soon as I finish writing. I just discovered this bug in Apple’s Safari 4 Beta. Although some “interesting effects” and minor issues are expected out of a beta release and should go away in the final version but after all, a bug is a BUG!
In WordPress, when we use the Tiny MCE Editor – WYSIWYG and click on Upload Media or Insert/Remove hyperlink or anything which gives a lightbox type effect in a different window and changes the focus from the previous window. The screen gets stuck and kind of hangs! You cant go back, the X (Cross Button) doesn’t work, Esc key fails. It just hangs! You have to close the tab and reopen it all again.
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Solution: Mike has posted a workaround here.
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And this news came so late… which means not most bloggers prefer to use Apple Safari 4 😛
It translates to: People with iMacs, MacBooks and MacBook Pros do not use wordpress as they do not maintain blogs as they are so busy with earning a living and adoring their Apple products that Blogging is just so passe for them. 😉
On a serious note, Its not a small bug I’d say. Its a small blunder on part of the Safari Team.
People with Macbook pros do blog. I know around 8 people who uses mac and 6 of them blog (all on wordpress except one on movable type)
I myself using Macbook pro and I not only blog on WordPress but started a company offering WordPress services mainly. 😉
Also beta versions are always excused for having bugs. Of course, Google keeps their products in beta forever but that’s a different story!
It’s common nodays every new version of browser face few bugs.
@ Aditya : Your right! even I have also faced this problem in blog (www.extremetrix.blog.co.in).
Hi Everyone, I finally found a solution to the above problem.
Someone please call the guys at Apple so that they can hire me.
Ok, Here it goes, It appears that, this is not Safari 4 bug (gasp!), but related to the webkit that Safari 4 use. I’ll still blame Safari.
Install the webkit by following these steps.
1. Download webkit from http://nightly.webkit.org/
2. Run ‘run-nightly-webkit’ till the message ‘XXX files copied’)
Ok, that’s no rocket science for sure but Apple guys could atleast get me a Macbook Pro (hmmmm iPhone will also do)….
Is anybody listening?
Great man.. finally a solution is there.
Drop a mail to apple guys 😉
I’ve documented how to use the WebKit version of Safari 4 here:
That’s a nice post your put together. I liked it