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The past couple of days, folks had been reporting a completely unformatted home page with no images. I think I've fixed that (for the more technically inclined, the homepage was getting built with links to files on the https version of the site, which doesn't really exist, except as an empty directory), but please let me know.

If you use Chrome on a desktop, some pages might still look odd, but at least you'll get to see images - that's a separate problem related to how the software for detecting mobile browsers doesn't seem to work right and serves up mobile pages to desktop users. Still working on that.

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The biggest problem I had with Universal Hub was I kept getting served a cached version from about a week ago. It would come and go. This happened a lot more than getting a page with no images.

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I'd been using a caching service to speed up page delivery (the service would cache images and certain static files, such as CSS). Worked great up until a couple weeks ago, when I started getting complaints like yours - for some reason the caching service sporadically wasn't able to connect to the site for non-cached stuff, would think the site was down and would serve up an old cached version of the home page instead.

I turned it off (and switched the DNS servers from the caching service's to my Web host). That should fix the outdated-home-page problem, because your browser requests shouldn't be going through the caching service anymore. But now I need to look at other ways to tune performance on the site.

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Using Win 7 with Firefox on a desktop.

Still looks fine.

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Because I never saw it, either, and it can be hard to fix something you don't see. I was finally able to replicate it by logging out of the site, purging my browser's cache and hitting reload. And then I had the oh-so-brilliant idea of looking at the site's source code, where I noticed the incorrect URLs for the CSS stylesheets (basically text files that tell your browser how to display a Web page) - and just after I did that, somebody who obviously is way better than me at this stuff sent me a link to a doc on https and Drupal sites that gave me the idea on how to fix it.

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It does seem to be a matter of whether someone was logged in. I ended up viewing the site both ways a few times yesterday, and logged in was always fine, logged out always wasn't.

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On Windows 10 and Chrome, but it was up to date.

IOS 10 on Iphone was fine

Looks fine right now on Mac OS Sierra with Safari

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...but I was getting the odd looking front page yesterday. Tried both Internet Explorer and Firefox on my laptop - got the odd page on both. When I clicked through to specific stories, it reverted to the regular view, but when I switched back to the home page, it was the "odd" look again. Thanks for the fix!

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I was wondering what was going on yesterday. Anyway, seems to be fine this morning.

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it was broken a few minutes ago for me, even after several refreshes, now it is fine.

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Looks fine in Chrome with W10 (unfortunately).

*Unfortunately meaning I hate Windows 10...not unfortunately that uhub looks fine.

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Was intermittent yesterday, sometimes formatted, sometimes not. Was an issue earlier this morning, fine now. Using Chrome desktop.

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I was experiencing problems last night and this morning, but it's looking good now

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Yeah, yesterday it loaded wonky a few times on my laptop, but was always fine on my phone. Today loaded normal in Firefox.

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so... maybe it's time to switch to HTTPS

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I actually used to have an SSL certificate, which is why my site still has a separate https directory tree, but didn't pay to renew it when I stopped running a payment system on the site. https is the way to go, but to be honest, now that I have a stopgap fix for the issue that popped up this week, I figure I have more important things to fix (such as mobile templates showing up for desktop Chrome users).

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it looked deformatted yesterday for a bit, back to normal now. Might have been a cache problem.

Win7Pro / Chrome + uBlock Origin + Cisco WebEx

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Firefox, Win10, PC: No longer a problem as of this morning, around the time of your post.

Was a problem, however, several times this week...

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thank you!

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On an old IPad. Happy this website is looking good again.

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why no https? You can get a cert for basically free these days.

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But I'd have to do some reconfiguring and I'm lazy.

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Looks great! Thanks Adam!

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Its was messed up, thought it was the Dos Equis.

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Was de-formatted to me last night, even after a couple hard refreshes. Looks fine today!

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