This is for you people who realize that upgrading your Discourse JUST BROKE EVERYTHING …
… don’t panic.
I just upgraded my Discourse-akismet to the latest (stable) version and went to my community site.
Unfortunately, I got a JS error like the one above and started to panic a bit…
I tried ctrl+shift+F5 (ignore cache and re-download everything) - NOTHING!
I figured that I just have to update the core as well … so I did that.
Same JS error.
I started to panic some more, figured it had to be the discourse akismet plugin … so I SSH’d into the server, removed the plugin and rebuilt the whole container…
NOTHING. Same error!
Or so I thought.
I thought “Hey … maybe this is just a bad cache … let’s try a different browser that I haven’t used for the site”
So I opened Firefox and went to the site … and it was up …
So I figured that I just have to clear the cache, cookies, the whole shebang in my browser…
… and that worked. (finally).
So I figure, the cookies must be broken or something … does that make any sense?
Now, the really really really bad thing:
All my users are now affected by this and I expect a storm of e-mails about how the forum no longer works.
I’ll be adding “try clearing your cookies” to my canned responses now, but has this happened to anyone else?
Did you find a fix for this for ALL users (so that the old cookies don’t affect the “new, upgraded system”)?