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XF 1.2 Page Loading Malformed

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by Mike Fara, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. Mike Fara

    Mike Fara Member

    We are seeing some weird instances where elements on the page just aren't showing up, and instead, we see the absence of images and formatting.

    It does not happen all the time, but rather frequently. What could cause this?

    As a precaution, all cache options have been disabled.

    Refreshing the page seems to solve it, until another page is navigated to.
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Are you on lightspeed?
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  4. Mike Fara

    Mike Fara Member

  5. Mike Fara

    Mike Fara Member

    Also running 4.2.3. I am not sure what patch is there?

    I saw this suggestion: http://xenforo.com/community/threads/litespeed-sends-text-html-with-css-304-responses.54185/

    It looks like CssOutput.php is already patched in 1.2 with Mike's change and I am running the latest LiteSpeed. Yet the problem is still happening. Weird.

    I should note Litespeed cache and private cache are off. No strange settings there that would cause harm. I could turn it on and see if that may even fix it. Its quite odd.
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2013
  6. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    It's not that issue - something is modifying the CSS output and either cutting it off or making it so that it can't be fully decoded. I suspect it's something on the webserver (or a reverse proxy/caching server).

    It can probably be worked around by disabling gzip in XF (http://xenforo.com/help/config-php-options/), though that assumes that the webserver will do it itself.
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  7. Mike Fara

    Mike Fara Member

    Disabled GZIP. Not sure its still happening. Thank you.

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