tinymce-renderer-plugin for Jira 6 hangs

When we used tinymce-renderer-plugin for Jira 6, we can create issues but can not edit.
It hangs Jira. We get following error. Any one know the answer?

2013-07-31 07:26:29,867 http-bio-9191-exec-25 INFO mkanitk 446x351x1 1pyng60 /secure/IssueAction.jspa [jira.web.action.XsrfErrorAction] The security token is missing for 'user12'. User-Agent : 'Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) AppleWebKit/536.5 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/19.0.1084.52 Safari/536.5'

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Boris Berenberg Community Champion Aug 05, 2013

Per the plugin info at: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.garyhodgson.jira.tinymce-renderer-plugin this plugin has not been updated to support JIRA 6 yet. Based on the error you are seeing, it looks like the old version is violating XSRF (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross-site_request_forgery) policy in JIRA 6.

I checked all Jira 6 token handling guidelines are followed by plugin already. I checked plugin with Jira plugin checker too. The plugin developer website says, he do not have time to support. I checked code, it have all required code as per Jira for token handling.

Older version works well on Jira 5.x. I checked all guidelines given on Jira site to handle xsrf.

It's there in plugin too. Not sure if this is Jira 6 issue.

We encountered the same issue. Eventually i had to revert the plug-in and disable it per the instructions here: http://garyhodgson.github.io/tinymce-renderer-plugin/reverting.html

Hi Yossi,

I'm in this same boat, testing an upgrade to JIRA 6.

I set the plugin to remove all tags via the admin - plugins panel, then applied TinyMCE reverse to the affected field, however when I change to anything but this it shows the html tags again.

Did you find a way to permanently remove the html tags?


Hi Jordan,

From what we've seen, only when you Edit an issue, the tags are actually removed. We didn't bother too much with it, since only a single field was affected, and usually the content was small and quite simple.

You may want to try a "dummy" bulk edit to force all issues to be updated, perhaps it would help.

Hey Yossi,

Unfortunately you can't bulk edit comments from what I see, so we'll just have to leave it. We were using it for a year so a years worth of poorly formatted comments isn't the end of the world.

Cheers all the same!


We created a pull request for Jira6 support. Before new release you can test with changing jquery.tinymce.js and tinymcerenderer_listener.js files.


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