Confluence: Unable to Edit Blog Post Area even though can edit Subject Area

I have permissions, am an administrator, and just tried to post a blog. I am able to edit the Subject of the blog, but not the Blog Display area itself. I can even update the subject, and save the blog. I tried IE and Chrome. Does anyone know if this is a browser or Confluence configuration issue?

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You shouldn't be able to open the editor unless you have permissions to edit the blog, so it sound like there's another problem (probably a Javascript error).

Have you tried contacting Atlassian support, you will probably get this fixed much quicker.

Until then, you can try a view things:

  • Do a full page refresh (e.g. shift-refresh) or clear your browser cache.
  • Disable third party plugins (a plugin may be causing a scripting issue affecting the editor).
  • Check the browser console for any Javascript errors which may give a clue as to the source of the problem.

I do think the best course of action is to contact support as this is not normal behaviour.

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Make sure you don't have any css that could be messing up the edit box.

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By blog display are you talking about the default sidebar with the calendar and recent blog posts? Or the regular page content like any other page?

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