Questions tagged [error-message]

For questions concerning various error messages that users receive throughout the network.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2 votes
0 answers
78 views

Question is now closed - text not vertically centered in box

I noticed the following message isn't vertically centered in the box, but I think it would look better if it did. This question is now closed - please refresh the page for updated status.
user avatar
  • 18.2k
6 votes
0 answers
54 views

Editing a post during review doesn't show an "edit not possible" message (again)

I have encountered this problem before: Editing a post during review doesn't show an "edit not possible" message, but it was fixed later on I guess the Review queue workflows - Final ...
user avatar
  • 211k
4 votes
0 answers
105 views

An error occurred in the server after trying to upload an image that I downloaded from Reddit

I use Chrome on a Google pixel 6 with Android 11. When I download an image via the Reddit application and try to upload to a Stack Exchange post, I get this error message: Demo: https://youtube.com/...
user avatar
5 votes
0 answers
96 views

Why does the "too many requests" error message no longer have error info?

After a long while, I finally managed to get a "Too many requests" error message in my regular course of browsing the site. However, this message used to include a lot of error info, which ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
78 views

Getting code formatting error on Stack Overflow

I don't know what is wrong with my indentation but it's not taking this input from me. I get the error: Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code. Please indent all ...
user avatar
  • 31
8 votes
0 answers
63 views

"Edits must be at least 6 characters" not shown anymore when saving a suggested edit [duplicate]

I was trying to edit an answer on Physics Stack Exchange, but when I clicked 'Save edits', nothing happened. Looking at the browser console, I saw this: And it turns out the server says Edits must ...
user avatar
  • 211k
9 votes
2 answers
429 views

So many sites won't let me post. How can I fix this?

I have a good question. But then it says,  Your question is ready to publish! Our automated system checked for ways to improve your question and found none. When I click post, it just scrolls up and ...
user avatar
11 votes
2 answers
230 views

If your rep drops below 10, images in your profile will continue to show, but you can't edit any part of your profile without removing the images

I used to have over 10 rep, so I was able to display images in my profile. Now my rep has dropped below the threshold, and my images are still there. But if I want to make any edits to my profile (...
user avatar
25 votes
1 answer
345 views

User reputation ranking page is broken

Today me and some other users have observed that the reputation ranking page doesn't allow to navigate past page 999. For example, https://meta.stackexchange.com/users?page=1111&tab=reputation&...
user avatar
  • 7,330
6 votes
1 answer
191 views

Yet another error of "Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code"

I feel like I've found and read through all the relevant posts on Meta about this error, but I still can't resolve this error! I have about 6 equations in double-dollar-signs, several in single-dollar-...
user avatar
  • 61
6 votes
0 answers
63 views

A registration error occurs when I try to register a new Stack Exchange account while being on the page of a migrated question

I posted this question on Economics Stack Exchange. The moderators there didn't think it belonged there and migrated the question to Worldbuilding Stack Exchange instead. I didn't have a Worldbuilding ...
user avatar
  • 401
8 votes
0 answers
64 views

Is punctuation inconsistent in the already closed message?

I wonder if the banner that reads "This question is already closed - please refresh the page" should have a full stop? Other banners like it usually have punctuation, for example "...
user avatar
  • 18.2k
15 votes
1 answer
166 views

Review submission missing POST data when opting to leave a question closed

Update 17:57Z The issue appears to have been resolved. The POST data is sent with two keys: fkey and closeReasonId. I'm attempting to review an item in the Code Review SE reopen queue. After opting ...
user avatar
  • 1,072
20 votes
0 answers
134 views

Change the wording "The moderator tag '[tag name]' must be present."

When a normal user (without moderator privileges) tries to remove a moderator-only tag (e.g. featured) from a post, this error is shown: The moderator tag '[tag name]' must be present. I feel that ...
user avatar
12 votes
1 answer
163 views

Unable to edit user profile: "Unusual error updating your profile"

When I try to edit my profile on any SE site, I get the following error: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: unusual error updating your profile -- please try again! If it's relevant, ...
user avatar
6 votes
0 answers
90 views

When blocking 'ajax.googleapis.com' on the sites, JavaScript "retry using another source" link should not redirect to the home page

Blocking ajax.googleapis.com results in a red bar that says: [This site] requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. Retry using another source. Once that ...
user avatar
9 votes
1 answer
133 views

Review items stats throw an error while loading in read-only mode

Seen during today's maintenance period where the sites were in read-only mode. The review pages were unaccessible (since I was logged out), save for the stats (which do not require one to be logged in)...
user avatar
  • 14.7k
4 votes
0 answers
50 views

Change the "You have previously voted to reopen this question" shown after retracting your reopen vote to something more informative

It's now possible to retract reopen votes (yay!), but if I try (accidentally or intentionally) to VTR after retracting my vote, it shows this error: Which tells me nothing about the fact that I've ...
user avatar
  • 25.7k
11 votes
0 answers
67 views

Replace "The post could not be loaded" by a more informative error message when trying to edit one's deleted question

When trying to edit a question that one deleted earlier, one receives the error message "The post could not be loaded", as illustrated below. I'd suggest to replace it by a more informative ...
user avatar
29 votes
1 answer
211 views

"mist" instead of "must", "inquery" instead of "inquiry" typos on Contact page validation error messages

There two sentences with "mist" instead of "must" and "inquery" instead of "inquiry": The details of your inquery mist be at least $minLength$ characters. The ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
101 views

Edit must be at least x characters message shows different values

The at least x characters limit doesn't match in the validation messages as shown below: Edit Summary text box validation message: Your edit summary must be at least 10 characters Red highlight pop-...
user avatar
  • 164
2 votes
0 answers
127 views

What does "your feedback has been recorded" mean when casting a vote was declined because of low rep? [duplicate]

As I was trying to cast a vote with an SE account with <15 rep, I read: Thanks for the feedback! You need at least 15 reputation to cast a vote, but your feedback has been recorded. What does &...
user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
100 views

Missing error description failed after image upload attempt

Missing error description after failed image upload attempt (there is a ":" followed by )
user avatar
-15 votes
1 answer
215 views

I need help and the site is not letting me post my code. Says “Your post appears to contain code that is not properly formatted as code.”

I am trying to learn React and there's a concept that I'm feeling pretty stuck on. I was hoping someone could help me and I've been trying to put effort into making a question post detailing my ...
user avatar
22 votes
1 answer
157 views

Typo in "An error occured when uploading the image". occured -> occurred

When an image upload fails, there is a typo in the error message: Zoomed-in version:
user avatar
6 votes
1 answer
66 views

Is 'or' considered as a tag when filtering?

In review queues I'm trying to filter tasks like this [python] or [javascript] or [c++] but I get an message saying A maximum of 3 tags are allowed. Is this supposed to happen? Is 'or' also ...
user avatar
  • 251
7 votes
0 answers
70 views

"The edit queue is full" message is not been shown on an edit page

Environment: Vivaldi 3.3 / Chrome 85. Preconditions: User account without the edit questions and answers privilege; The edit queue is almost full. Steps to Reproduce: Click on Edit link of any post;...
user avatar
7 votes
0 answers
88 views

"You must be logged in to vote" bug/glitch

As you can see in the below image, I got a pop-up telling me to log in to vote, yet I was logged in. Reloading the page seemed to have worked but I was wondering if this minor glitch could be fixed? ...
user avatar
15 votes
1 answer
99 views

No errors are shown when trying to suggest an edit that doesn't meet the threshold

There used to be an error message displayed when attempting to submit an edit suggestion (<2k users) if the edit does not meet a certain threshold (6 characters when only the body is edited, IIRC). ...
user avatar
11 votes
1 answer
179 views

It was not possible to perform this tag search at this time due to an unexpected error

Anyone else seeing this error? It was not possible to perform this tag search at this time due to an unexpected error It seems to be an intermittent problem that has occurred before and supposedly ...
user avatar
  • 8,502
17 votes
1 answer
237 views

Close button is no longer visible in “toast” notifications and error messages

When I've got 5 or fewer up / down votes left for the day, I get a message informing me of this. Although the dialog will disappear after a while, there has also previously been (during the many times ...
user avatar
  • 11.1k
8 votes
1 answer
146 views

Clicking on the "accept answer" check mark is not a vote

Clicking on the "accept answer" check mark is not a vote from the user's standpoint, but this error message says so: This post has been deleted; deleted posts can't be voted on I would ...
user avatar
8 votes
0 answers
205 views

Why does the boardgames Stack Exchange site think it's a teapot?

I'm trying to post something to the Board & Card Games Stack Exchange site, and it looks like the server is returning HTTP code 418, I'm a Teapot: What's going on? This is the content of my post: ...
user avatar
7 votes
0 answers
56 views

Attempting to edit a Merged question shows wrong error: "Suggested edit queue is full"

Difference between URI and URL has been merged, but also shows "Possible Duplicate" within the question text. I went to edit out the in-question duplicate. But pressing the edit button shows ...
user avatar
  • 4,360
2 votes
2 answers
151 views

Can't extract PostHistory from stack overflow data dumps

I downloaded the stackoverflow.com-PostHistory.7z file from here and I can't extract the 7z file. I tried 7-zip software and WinRAR. I also tried extracting from 2 different hard drives. Both failed. ...
user avatar
  • 57
2 votes
0 answers
38 views

Cannot collapse a revision preview while a rate limit message is visible

In the profile activity page, I opened a revision preview from a list of my own revisions by clicking on the edit summary, as that allows you to drop open the revision itself in its inline view. I ...
user avatar
  • 20.3k
13 votes
0 answers
113 views

Editing an empty tag-info throws an error message: "An error occurred submitting the post."

When creating a new tag-wiki, I have encountered a somewhat unusual error message saying: "An error occurred submitting the post." I have seen some older posts with similar error messages: ...
user avatar
  • 12.4k
13 votes
0 answers
81 views

Code formatting error message dispenses no-longer-true advice, and doesn't indicate what to do in case of false positives

On four sites in the network, there is a code formatting filter that checks for users pasting in code but not formatting it correctly. When it is triggered, it says the following: Your post appears ...
user avatar
9 votes
0 answers
287 views

Pluralization issue on "Resolve 1 issues before posting": "issues" should be "issue"

Typo on "Resolve 1 issues before posting": issues should be issue.
user avatar
48 votes
0 answers
407 views

Don't say "Your question is ready to publish!" if "This post does not meet our quality standards"

Don't say "Your question is ready to publish!" if "This post does not meet our quality standards". Steps to reproduce this: Go to https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/ask (...
user avatar
20 votes
0 answers
157 views

Cannot follow locked posts; wrong error message when attempting to do so [duplicate]

I just visited the question here, which is locked as a "community effort": What is a historical lock, and what is it used for? I (legitimately) wanted to "Follow" the question so that I would be ...
user avatar
  • 4,360
15 votes
1 answer
144 views

Timeline buttons are yielding errors across the network

Clicking on the timeline button for any post at the moment will yield the infamous "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" error. This has gone from being Meta.SE-specific to being network-wide. Running ...
user avatar
  • 20.3k
15 votes
1 answer
219 views

How can a question with a positive scoring answer be said to "not have an upvoted or accepted answer"?

I tried to close a question as a duplicate today, and I got the following error message: This question does not have an upvoted or accepted answer In theory, there is nothing unusual here; this is ...
user avatar
  • 9,802
6 votes
0 answers
72 views

Inconsistent use of punctuation in error messages

Inconsistent use of punctuation in error messages: seconds vs seconds. Example with "seconds.": Example with "seconds":
user avatar
9 votes
0 answers
87 views

"Your answer couldn't be submitted because: Title cannot be longer than 150 characters"

When editing a question's title, the following error message should say "question" and not "answer": Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: Title cannot be longer than ...
user avatar
18 votes
1 answer
413 views

"Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MB)." vs. "(max 2MiB)"

Contradictory disclosed max size for images: 2 MB != 2 MiB.
user avatar
10 votes
1 answer
160 views

Cannot post question using specific MathJax because of warning about missing code formatting

On Mathematica SE, this snippet couldn't be submitted as a question some text... some more text.... $$ \rho_h(f)=R_h(f)/R_0(f) $$ The error was Your post appears to contain ...
user avatar
  • 397
3 votes
1 answer
85 views

Error message when trying to open user profile from responses page, but only for answers

If you are trying to open a user profile from responses (from answers tab) error message will appear: Error occurred while opening post body No errors in console. FF 72.0.1 (64-bit).
user avatar
18 votes
1 answer
313 views

What did I mark this comment as?

I clicked the arrow next to a comment, and to express my agreement with it. I accidentally clicked it again resulting in the following error message: Which states: You cannot mark a comment more ...
user avatar
  • 31.6k
11 votes
1 answer
615 views

Is Meta.StackOverflow having problems?

This morning, initially I could still access https://meta.stackoverflow.com/, however, only the front page, and questions from that. If I tried clicking or searching a tag (such as discussion) I was ...
user avatar
  • 985

1
2 3 4 5 6