Tech Problems with Patheos

We have had three independent reports this morning – 2 from our bloggers and one from a site visitor through our feedback address – that they were getting redirected to . PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ON THIS LINK.

I’ve just gotten a report from a FB reader that they are having this trouble too. So be careful!

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  • Margaret

    Interesting…. Chrome just flat-out wouldn’t let me in at all, citing a time-out error.

  • Irenist

    I meant “blogs,” not Margaret. That was supposed to post as reply.

  • Theodore Seeber

    They really need to dump the ad feed as well, I’ve never seen a slower webserver. That and the “posting comments too quickly” filter are the two most troublesome errors on Patheos.

  • KML

    I was already on Patheos when I got a pop-up window that the certificate for another site in another window I had open couldn’t be authenticated, and that address popped up as the source. Not sure if that’s helpful, but there you go.

  • Beadgirl

    Huh, could not get in on Firefox on the PC at work, but I’m here via Firefox on my Mac laptop.

  • Matt

    I am unable to get to patheos blogs or at home, but I’m clearly here right now … confusing. You must have something running on the main site that isn’t running here.

    Also, I’m using OpenDNS at home, and not using that at work. That’s the only main difference I can think of that may help you troubleshoot.

  • Psy

    Yes, I noticed.

  • Irenist

    Every time I try to load the main page of a blog on the Catholic channel (and only the Catholic channel), I get the redirect. If I click a link from the Catholic channel front page to a *specific* post, and then click between the “next post” and “last post” links to move around, I’m fine. The main pages of the Atheist channel blogs are unaffected. Don’t read any of the other channels, so can’t say. In sum: the main pages of every Catholic channel Patheos blog have been taken over by the redirect.

  • John Small Berries

    I was getting it for every Patheos link I’d tried today – including just the main page – but only in Firefox under Linux. Other Linux browsers were fine, and Firefox on Windows and Android were working as well. Going into Preferences->Advanced and clearing cached web content resolved the issue.

    • Irenist

      Good call, John! Clearing my browser’s cache solved the problem for me as well.

  • Jim

    I’m getting redirected from Hemant Mehta’s blog to

    • CultOfReason

      Same here…