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XF 1.2 This action is available via POST only

Discussion in 'Troubleshooting and Problems' started by jauburn, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    I have a friend in Germany who was not able to register for my xenforo site for some reason (registration kept kicking him back when he clicked Finish), so I registered him manually. Now, however, he tried to log in and tells me this happens:

    First he said:

    This time, when I tried to log in, I received the message "Cookies are required to log in to this site. You will not be able to login until they are accepted."

    As I allow cookies, I really have no clue what the problem is, but I'm close to giving up.

    Then he said:

    I played around with my anti-spam software and browser cookie settings, so it should really work now, but still...when I try to log in, I get the message "This action is available via POST only. Please press the back button and try again."

    Any ideas? Thanks.
  2. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    It looks like his browser isn't passing the relevant content back to the server when he visits a page or performs an action.

    Has he tried using another browser, and/or disabling his anti-vius/spyware/browser addons?

  3. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    If he is getting that error, the browser isn't using POST method to submit the data. Did you happen to test it yourself?
  4. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    No, i cannot test it. He is in Berlin.
  5. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    Hmm. I've seen several other threads on this topic now, but I cannot nail down a solution. Where should I look?
  6. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    Have you asked him to use another browser?

    Is it just him, or are others having the issue as well?

  7. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    Just him that I know of. However, you know how these things are: like roaches. If you see one...
  8. I'm currently in Berlin as well. If you think it's a location issue, you can send me example credentials via pm. However, I strongly assume it's an individual problem of your friend's browser settings.
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2014
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  9. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    Sent you a PM. Thanks for the help. Vielen Dank.
  10. As expected it works fine for me. My username is alex-in-berlin in case you want to delete me again.
  11. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    How odd. Thanks for testing.

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