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Re: Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Reply #8 - Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:59pm
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rooze wrote on Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:52pm:
Thanks Bill,

I'm glad we're on the same page with it, I was beginning to question my sanity  Smiley

Rooze

You're good. Wink

Interestingly, I'm still only getting that one refresh, and then everything is fine. No more refreshing of the page no matter where I'm scrolling. To me, that says something on the page hadn't fully loaded.

At least your pages aren't constantly refreshing any more; at least not with meSmiley

  

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Re: Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Reply #7 - Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:52pm
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Thanks Bill,

I'm glad we're on the same page with it, I was beginning to question my sanity  Smiley

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Re: Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Reply #6 - Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:44pm
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rooze wrote on Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:34pm:
Bill, I'm thinking you must not be seeing what I'm describing as you wouldn't say this is normal if you could see it.

Yes, I'm getting the same thing. But when I do it, there's only the one refresh going on. After that, everything seems to be fine. Before when you had the Google ads swapping out about every 20 seconds it seems, refreshing of the page kept happening.

The source page of your YaBB.pl file didn't have any refresh commands, so I don't know that could be happening. So it's good that you came here. Somebody will surely come along to figure this out.

Generally speaking, and it applies to the forum I operate, if a particular page is being held up because it hasn't fully loaded, then while I'm scrolling after having started out in a specific place, the page will reload to where I started. But this only happens one time unless of course I manually refresh the page myself.

Hang in there. Help will be on the way.  Wink

  

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Re: Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Reply #5 - Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:34pm
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Hi Bill,

I'd removed the ads whilst trying to eliminate the problem and it didn't change anything so I put them back.

I've now removed them again, there are no ads on the forum page.

But the problem persists.

Bill, I'm thinking you must not be seeing what I'm describing as you wouldn't say this is normal if you could see it. Perhaps you're not waiting the full 20 seconds. Depablo sees it - he confirmed the issue and said coders would be along to resolve it in the post above.

Again, it cannot be normal operation. Imagine reading a post then 20 seconds in it disappears...
  
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Re: Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Reply #4 - Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:18pm
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Rooze, in your case specifically, your forum appears to reload because of the Google ads that you run. So each time that a Google ad is swapped out, it will refresh whatever is showing in your browser's address bar.

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Bill Myers wrote on Nov 15th, 2012 at 7:37am:
Your forum appears to be operating properly without any unnecessary refreshing. Congratulations!

Not to throw a monkey wrench in the monkeying around that you had to do to get things working again, but according to my notes about Google ads, the rotation of ads shouldn't be refreshing your page. So you might want to put that back in, and see if your forum still operates the way that it should.

Good luck! You have a great looking forum.  Smiley

In our forum, I now only include static ads.

In any case, this is the way browsers operate.
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Re: Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Reply #3 - Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:13pm
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Hi Bill,

It's not good, trust me Smiley

It jumps to the bottom of the page every 20 seconds, repeatedly, over and over.

So I land on the page and start reading the first post. 20 seconds later it jumps to the bottom of the page when I'm half way through reading the first post...not good.
So then I use the scroll bar and find the point in the first post at which I was so rudely interrupted. I then start reading again and 20 seconds later....bump. I'm back down at the bottom of the page again  Cheesy

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Re: Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Reply #2 - Nov 14th, 2012 at 7:42pm
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rooze wrote on Nov 14th, 2012 at 5:29pm:
When going to a page on my boards, after 20 seconds the page jumps down to the footer!

This is actually supposed to happen just as you described it, but hopefully faster than 20 seconds. In other words, your browser will go to whatever address that shows up in the address bar. In your case, the browser will, and should refresh to the actual url that you've used.

So if you were to go to this post in your forum, the browser will stay exactly where it is; not to the footer.

This is good.  Smiley
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Re: Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Reply #1 - Nov 14th, 2012 at 5:46pm
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Confirmed in:
IE9
FFox
Chrome

Our resident coders will be along shortly with a solution  Smiley
  

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Page jumps to footer after 20 seconds!
Nov 14th, 2012 at 5:29pm
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This has been driving me (and my members) crazy.

When going to a page on my boards, after 20 seconds the page jumps down to the footer! It doesn't matter if you're just reading a post or writing a comment, the blasted thing jumps down to the bottom of the page after 20 secs.

You can see what I mean here - just scroll to the top of the page then wait 20 seconds - http://www.newaudiosociety.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1262797778/77#77

This is happening in Firefox and other members have reported it in IE7 and 8.

Any ideas??
  
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