Nice touch with the change region flag but I think I can break it

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 4 years and 23 days ago • Updated: 4 years and 23 days ago
I set my region and language setting using the bookmark settings like so …

Trouble is when click on the flag to change the region nothing much seems to change.

If I search for obama I get, and as the first three links for the region set to UK and USA.

If I switch to I get the same links for the UK but I get, and for USA.

It would seem the bookmark settings in links is messing up the flag region settings.


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Hi Terry,

Thanks for letting us know. We just pushed a fix for this. Can you try again and let me know if it's working as expected now?

posted by brians Staff4 years and 23 days ago Link
Thanks that is a lot better but still not quite right.

Restart Firefox with plug-ins disabled

Ctrl+shift+del to delete everything

go to following page ...

Search for the word news

Click on flag so and change region to USA

Click on second flag to change back to UK

Things go wrong at this last stage. I now have two USA flags and it didn’t change back to the UK. If I click the first flag and change the region to the UK it works but I now have two UK flags.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 23 days ago Link
Ah, yes, you're totally right there's another issue there. Thanks for all the details, this was helpful. Should have a fix out today for it.

posted by brians Staff4 years and 22 days ago Link
Thanks for get back to me.

I’m sorry to say I think I’ve found another way of breaking it.

Press CTRL+Shift+DEL everything

Go to …

search for new*s

click on the do you mean news

At this point I loss my region and theme settings.

posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 22 days ago Link
I just want to add that I really like this new feature and tested it with normal use (switching with Dutch, VS and UK) and works. ^_^
posted by preemeijer Community Leader4 years and 22 days ago Link