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Hi!
Since 2 Days I can not list my "bookmark lists" from the dashboard.
I get a blank site on the URL "https://www.geocaching.com/plan/lists" or "https://www.geocaching.com/plan/lists/favorites".

Crerating a new List an putting a cache on a list from a cache site is working.
Access to the lists via API is working.

Only the URLs aren't working.

Please check on that.
Greetings from Germany
Jochen from DieSterntaler

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3 hours ago, DieSterntaler said:

Only the URLs aren't working.

Actually the Urls do work (at least here with FF).

Edited by HHL
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I have the same Problem, I either get blank screens when trying to see my lists or error Messages like "We had Trouble loading your Lists" and even "The Lists you are trying to Access is private (when I try to see my List "Ignored geocaches". See attached screenshots. The only List which is working, is the Watchlist, accessed directly from the Dashboard.

 

Please help and thanks alot!

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5 hours ago, HHL said:
9 hours ago, DieSterntaler said:

Only the URLs aren't working.

Actually the Urls do work (at least here with FF).

 

URL's are working for me, Chrome on Win 10 laptop.

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Ditto -- the lists page is shown as blank on my Mac using Chrome and Firefox; using Safari, lists are shown as blank, but then will are shown after the tab is refreshed.

 

Also seeing the blank lists screen on my Android using Chrome.

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I also get blank pages for https://www.geocaching.com/plan/lists and individual lists.

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I also get blank pages when I go to an individual list (and have for a couple days).  Refreshing the page doesn't help.

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The bookmark list problem seems to be a problem with Opera and Firefox browsers.  The bookmark lists show with Edge.  I haven't tried others.

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It's working for me on Android using Chrome and Kindle using Silk.

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Well, just now, checked Mac Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Opera.

All four(4) browsers now show the My lists' list ok.

Oddly, try to show content of any list with the list-of-lists, Mac Safari give an Error that the list is private and does not show anything, somehow, although it's my own list.

However, Mac Chrome, Firefox, Opera all do show the list's content fine without any error.

Mac Safari an issue? Version 11.1.2 (11605.3.8.1) on Mac OS 10.11.6 (15G22010).

(And yes, I know it's old... Planning on getting a new Mac during this COVID-16 pandemic.)

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Update to my post above.

The iOS Geocaching app does show all of my lists fine.

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Same problem here. If I try "My Lists" I get the "We had troble loading your Lists" message. I can click that away but then the list area is blank. Trying to refresh the page as suggested only brings back the error message. Trying instead "Ignored geocaches", I get the "The List you are trying to access is private"" message. If I try to show "Favorites" I get the first error message and clicking that away just brings it back again since it seems to do an automatic page reload in that situation.

 

Im on Firefox. An old one, 52.0 it seems. I have the same problem with another computer probably the same version of Firefox there. I don't have the problem with a probably up-to-date Chrome browser on a thrid computer. So I guess I have only myself to blame for hanging on to old browsers. But for the life of me I can not understand why the site would be changed so that the only effect is that it stops working on older browsers. I would also be surprised if it would finally be geocaching.com that would force me to upgrade my browser (and in effect OS, and computer) while all other sites I'm depending on are still working.

 

BTW, I did try disabling Ghostery, Adblock etc in different permutations but that doesn't make any difference. And as I wrote, I haven't changed anything (not even updated those add-ons) it is the site that has changed.

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Why don't you upgrade to the latest firefox version? You seem to take care of your privacy with ghostery and adblock. Then you should also protect yourself with a current browser version, if possible.

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There can be many reasons for not upgrading to the latest browser version. For instance, the latest version may not run on old operating system, an old PC may not run the new OS. Buy new hardware just to be able to continue using a site that worked fine before? Not tempting. It could also be because you don't want to have to learn different ways of doing things, not fixing what isn't broken etc. That last thing is something I think many web developers should also consider. In this particular case, I can't see that any other change was made to the previously working list interface than making it not working in my old browser.

 

There was a time when backwards compatibility was a good thing. When developers actually tested their web sites on old browser versions to make sure they didn't break anything. Nowadays it seems to be the other way around, developers bend over backwards just to make sure you have to keep upgrading to the latest version. While doing that may be wise for many reasons, I don't see it as a mission for the web developer in general to enforce it.

 

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