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  • Repeatedly Prompted to Log In

    Asked by sroth
    March 31, 2014

    I just upgraded an old linux install to a version 6 windows install. Everything is work fine, but every now and then the users will be continually prompted to re-enter their credentials. The prompt is a standard web browser login…

  • Breadcrumbs and categories

    Asked by anthonyf
    March 1, 2014

    I have entries that have more than one category - I can’t figure out the coding of my breadcrumbs to show only the category tree that you are actually in, and not duplicate categories - for example I have an…

  • Front end is not updating after publish

    Asked by George Sakkal
    January 27, 2014

    I am trying to update our UThink blog. In my entries section, I can see all my 2014 posts I am trying to publish. However, even after it says they are published, only 2013 posts show on the blog. How…

  • Need to continually reset password to log in

    Asked by matt
    January 24, 2014

    I cannot log in to Moveable Type. When I go to the log in page, it keeps coming up with “invalid username or password.” But when I go to recover password and reset it to the same as it was,…

  • Where to find my SALT value for my release password

    Asked by three18ti
    January 23, 2014

    Hello, With the breach of I would like to verify that my password has not been compromised. Unfortunately, I do not remember the password I used when I signed up to so I was going to attempt to…

  • Restore hangs

    Asked by Neil
    January 22, 2014

    I’m migrating to a new host. Same version has previous host. The restore function takes the backup file, but hangs at the ‘restoring’ phase….

  • Downloading Images from blog

    Asked by Nathan Myles
    January 21, 2014

    Hello, I’m looking to download the images associated with my blog. How can I do this?…

  • Gateway Timeout Errors

    Asked by Wayne Garcia
    January 10, 2014

    The last few times I’ve made updates things get clogged up and there is always Gateway timeout errors. What’s up? I use the least Mac OS X….

  • Need help retrieving my login URL

    Asked by Filip
    January 10, 2014

    It’s been so long since I logged onto my MT page for my site, that I lost the bookmarks, and the URL to reach the page. I tried: but I got a 403 forbidden access. I haven’t upgraded/updated MT…

  • Scheduling Posts & Trackbacks Error

    Asked by Jodi
    January 3, 2014

    1. I always get this message when I post: “One or more errors occurred when sending update pings or TrackBacks. Check the Activity Log for the error.” What does this mean? 2. The schedule function has never worked. (i.e. I…
  • Deleting my blog entries/content

    Asked by Jen
    January 3, 2014

    Hello there, although I want to keep, I would like to delete all Movable Type blog posts, comments, photos, videos and other content associated with my blog (July 2001 – August 2005): Please advise. Thanks!…

  • error message regarding database

    Asked by Richard Marcus
    January 2, 2014

    Hi, The web server who hosts my blog recently updated the MSQYL Databases they use to the 5.5 version and ever since I’ve been receiving the following error message Undefined subroutine &DBD::mysql::db::_login called when I try and open page….

  • How to additional information from LDAP to a person’s profile

    Asked by A Spooner
    December 18, 2013 in Featured

    How do I add additional LDAP information to users profiles? I would like to add a person title using the title that is already available in our LDAP db….

  • Loading objects based upon them have a field with a null value

    Asked by Andrew Garvin
    December 13, 2013

    How can you load only the objects that have a field with a null value. It does not appear to work when you use MT::Foo->load({fieldname=>undef})…

  • Image error

    Asked by Matt
    December 12, 2013

    This message comes up when trying to add an image to our latest blog post. “Error creating temporary file; please check your TempDir setting in your coniguration file (currently ‘/tmp’) this location should be writable.” All of our images in…

  • Convert Line Breaks not working

    Asked by Joe Pikus
    December 11, 2013

    ‘Convert Line Breaks’ option doesn’t create lines breaks in 4.38…

  • PHP for contact form

    Asked by Ula
    December 11, 2013

    I am trying to create a contact form that will send an email when the information is submitted. I’m in the process of creating a page template for it, but I’m not sure how to encode the php properly. Although…

  • MovableType 5.04 with PHP 5.4?

    Asked by EdP
    December 11, 2013

    I have a website running on MT 5.04, but PHP on the server has been migrated to 5.4 and the site is no longer working - I get a 503 Service Unavailable error. Is MT 5.04 compatible with PHP 5.4?…

  • Cannot find login URL

    Asked by Marya
    December 10, 2013

    A client has version 3.3, which has worked fine for years, and now neither she nor I can even figure out how or where she can log in. Can you provide that information?…

  • migrating servers for a 4.21 installation

    Asked by Dimitris Vichos
    December 8, 2013

    I cannot seem to find the server requirements anywhere, could you give me server requirements and maybe some tips I could use to migrate? The version mentioned at the footer of the website admin is “Movable Type Pro version 4.21-en…

  • Entries are publishing but Pages aren’t

    Asked by Matt Goddard
    December 3, 2013

    Hey, I get a server error when i ‘save’ a page but not when i publish an entry. I’ve checked the file/folder permission but am at a bit of a loss what to check next. Can anyone help? Thanks Matt…

  • Adding Fonts to MT Editor

    Asked by michael webster
    December 2, 2013

    How do I add different fonts to the TinyMCE editor that MT uses? Thanks….

  • Can MT administrators of other sites read my password?

    Asked by Omar
    November 26, 2013

    I have signed up to Movable Type in order to post a comment on a blog. I am wondering if the owner/administrator of that blog will subsequently be privy to my password and my email address?…

  • Need to upgrade

    Asked by Anne Zook
    November 26, 2013

    I’m running an old version of MT (V2.64 has been my blog platform since 2011) and know I need to upgrade to a newer version. I’m worried that it will be beyond me to do this since I’m not very…

  • showing entries by array of ID number

    Asked by Ebrahim Eskafi
    November 24, 2013

    I wrote a module for finding the most related entries to the entry. I tried to count number of common tags and then sorted t. finally I stored the most related entry IDs in an array. Unfortunately I couldn’t show…

  • permissions error when uploading files

    Asked by Patricia Sweetow
    November 22, 2013

    I am receiving this error message when uploading. I last used MT October 24, and have successfully used it for years without incident. My host. Insider Hosting, cannot resolve this and I need help. `Error writing upload to ‘/home/gallery/public_html/inventory/KA15detail.jpg’: Opening…

  • Plans to bring back blogger license?

    Asked by Alicia
    November 20, 2013

    Are there plans in the future to bring back the blogger license? I have a blog that has been going strong for over 10 years, but paying $500 is too much for just blogging….

  • Display entries containing string in title

    Asked by Leonard Dixon
    November 18, 2013

    Is there a way to filter entries displayed by a checking if the title contains a certain word? For example, display all entries in which the title contains the word “IBM”….

  • EntryAuthorUserpicURL does and doesnt work

    Asked by Adrian
    November 15, 2013

    Recently update to MT 5.2.7. Done by a third party who was a bit crap to be fair and isnt interested in finishing the job off. Couple of things that still need to be ironed out… With this snippet “>…

  • External RSS feeds

    Asked by Leonard Dixon
    November 15, 2013

    A client of mine uses movabletype and post articles on their site. They have a sponsors page with companies listed. They want to add a latest news link to each company that will pull up the latest news associated with…

  • Preview shows a blank page

    Asked by Alyssa
    November 11, 2013

    Hi, I can’t get preview to show me anything but a blank page on OS X Firefox or Chrome. Is this a known issue? Is it going to be fixed soon?…

  • Comments Denied

    Asked by Jerome Doolittle
    November 8, 2013

    Running v. 3.34. All of a sudden, commenting works properly as usual on the first three entries but when I write comments on older posts, review, and then click to save them, this comes up: Your comment submission failed for…

  • Forms

    Asked by Jack Pfeiffer
    November 6, 2013

    I am the new website administrator for my office and new to using your interface. In the past my office has created forms for an annual awards nomination process, but I have been unable to locate the forms on the…

  • Cannot log in like usually do

    Asked by Corey Friedlander
    November 5, 2013

    The log-in URL I’ve always used now returns the following error message: > Internal Server Error > The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. The hosting service for our website did change…

  • Incorrect Author Attribution in SERP

    Asked by Mike Cleek
    November 1, 2013

    When I search Google for an article on my MT site ( the first 4 articles all state the wrong author. Where is Google getting this data? I can’t find it anywhere on our page in the front end or…

  • Author usernames in meta information?

    Asked by Mike Cleek
    November 1, 2013

    Google SERPs are showing usernames rather than Display Names. So the hit on Google will say “by: admin” rather than “by: Editor” or other. This gives people our usernames and then they can just hack the password instead of trying…

  • MT::App::CMS error

    Asked by Luis Silva
    October 29, 2013

    I’m trying to upgrade from version 3.3 to 4.38 and eventually 5.x. So far I have upgraded to 4.38 and i hit this error when trying to preview a blog entry. > Invalid request: corrupt character data for character set…

  • Sudden JSON error

    Asked by Armin
    October 25, 2013

    Hello. Been running MT 4.23 perfectly for years. This morning after a server outage that required a reboot, whenever I create an entry I get the following error: "Usage: JSON::XS::new(klass)". It also happens when I try to edit an existing…

  • Published entry not on main page

    Asked by katie
    October 15, 2013

    I’ve published an entry to my blog, but it is not showing up on the main page of my blog. I can only find my entry in the archives, not on the main page. How do I get it to…

  • Pagination plugin

    Asked by Emily
    October 2, 2013

    Is there a plugin for pagination in movable type that is compatible with MT5? Thanks…

  • How can I restore my application directory?

    Asked by Rodrigo
    September 27, 2013

    Hi, I had a few MT4 blogs in my website. There was a crash in the server that host the website and some folders were lost. The blogs are still on one-line. Here are the links: - -…

  • Migrating from Pixelpost to Movable Type

    Asked by Andrea
    September 25, 2013

    I would like to know if there is the chance to migrate a 5 year old Pixelpost blog to Movable Type….

  • Allow anonymous commenting with CAPTCHA

    Asked by elizabeth
    September 11, 2013

    Running latest version of MT. I just want people to be able to comment using image CAPTCHA, not by signing in. I have changed all configurations that I know, but it still asks for a sign in to comment….

  • Movable Type on MAMP for OSX

    Asked by Bill Kay
    September 11, 2013

    I forgot to mention that I recently installed MAMP Pro. Apache, MySQL and PHP is part of MAMP as I understand it. So can I install MovableType and not worry about installing MySQL or PHP?…

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