Fix white text and missing buttons in WordPress Visual Editor

This blog is for them, who want to fix white text and missing buttons in WordPress visual editor. This is a common WP error and you need not worry more.

This may occur while typing a text in the post. You can’t see anything because the font colour has changed to white. Also, the visual editor buttons can be missing, hence the ability to switch from visual to HTML may not work.

There are various ways to solve this issue. Try them and see which one is better solutions for you. Below are the following ways to fix white text and missing buttons in wordPress visual editor. You can also have a chat with our WordPress technical support team.

Fixing White Text and Missing Buttons in WordPress Visual Editor

1. Clear the Browser Cache

The first thing you should try to remove all the browser cache or use any other browser. This could be an issue on your computer. If it does not fix your issue then maybe the issue with your install?

2. Replacing TinyMCE Scripts

Maybe the issue from your update. it’s like maybe something went wrong in the update process.try to replacing /wp-includes/js/tinymce/ folder with a fresh copy.

3. Fix with wp-config

For this Open your wp-config.php file and add the following line at the very top after the PHP opening tag.


This trick solve the issue for our user who reported this issue.

4. Fixing via updating WordPress

When you update your WordPress to a new version, it does a one time only test of your server environment to see if it supports wrapping using the “deflate” method, if it thinks that your server supports this, then it will set “can_compress_scripts” “option_value” to have a value of “1”. But it usually gets this wrong! (or it just doesn’t do “deflate” accurately etc.).

So you can also manually update the WordPress or try updating it through the wp-admin dashboard.

5. Fixing using Google Libraries

This plugin allows the site to use most common javascript libraries from Google’s AJAX Libraries CDN, somewhat from WordPress’s own copies. WordPress loads js files from its own directory and for any cause if the js files are untrustworthy or missing the editor will stop responding.

Google Libraries plugin is available for WordPress in the repository.

We hope that the above article helped you to solve the White text and missing buttons in WordPress visual editor. You can also contact to our WordPress Support team. Dial +1-855-945-3219 (Toll-Free).

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