Search results are expired when hitting the browser back button

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 3 years and 6 months ago • Updated: 3 years and 6 months ago
Hello,

I read several threads mentioning this problem but none came with a solution.

When clicking on a link in a DDG results page and (later) hitting the back button to get back to DDG results page, the DDG page is expired. I'm forced to resend the query to DDG. This is **very** annoying. The only workaround I found is to open each link to a separated tab.
I hate saying that, but I'm using more and more Google because of that issue :/

I'm using Firefox. This behaviour occurs whether using DDG from FF search bar or from DDG home.

Can anyone tell me how to fix that ?

Thanks

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javathunderman
Is this happening with IAs only, or with general search results?
posted by javathunderman Community Leader3 years and 6 months ago Link
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posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago
anonymous
This might have something to do with your Firefox's settings since I can't reproduce what you're describing.

Exactly what do you see when the search results are "expired"? Does a message appear? Can you attach a screenshot?
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link
x.15a2
This is my thinking also. I would suggest running FF in safe mode and see if you get the same results.

Thanks for using DDG!
posted by x.15a2 Community Leader3 years and 6 months ago Link
anonymous
I did some further tests following your comments.

The problem occurs with both the DDG website and the DDG search box in FF's toolbar.
The problem only occurs on my desktop at home, but everything is fine on my laptop.
When starting FF in Safe Mode, the problem does not occur.

Here is a screenshot:
[http://img4.hostingpics.net/pics/531392DDG.png]
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link
anonymous
... and translated by Google:

The document has expired
This document is no longer available.
The requested document is not available in the cache of Firefox.
* For security reasons, Firefox does not automatically asks for sensitive documents.
* Click Retry to reapply this document from the website.
Retry
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link
x.15a2
I this doesn't happen when running FF in safe mode, there is an add-on (most likely an extension) that is causing this. You may need to go through your various security extension and temporarily disable them one at a time to determine which is causing the issue and if it has settings that can be altered to eliminate this issue.
posted by x.15a2 Community Leader3 years and 6 months ago Link
Elina95
Sorry,i will ask for others for help
posted by Elina95 3 years and 6 months ago Link
anonymous
I have had the exact same experience and message and I also have firefox. If I figure out how to correct it I will post it here. It is strange because I never had that problem before so I'll look first at most recent add-ons.
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link
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posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago
anonymous
I installed the latest version of FF (35, I had the 34.xx). It works fine now.
Thanks for the help.
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 6 months ago Link