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Mangadex.org doesn't show chapters

Unread post by Ysveltel » 2021-06-07, 17:48

Hello,

I think I found another site that does not work with Basilisk, Mangadex.org recently updated their whole back- and frontend and since then it doesn't show any chapters, and maybe other things.
In Chromium it shows everything as it should be. I attached pictures just to complete things
If I may ask, what component is it that's causing it?

EDIT: Oh and that is with the newest Basilisk and a brand new profile.

Site: https://mangadex.org/
Test manga: https://mangadex.org/title/e78a489b-6632-4d61-b00b-5206f5b8b22b
What to select: Chapters

Console log:

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XML Parsing Error: no root element found
Location: https://plausible.mangadex.org/api/event
Line Number 1, Column 1:  
event:1:1
Will-change memory consumption is too high. Budget limit is the document surface area multiplied by 3 (1812240 px). Occurrences of will-change over the budget will be ignored.  
e78a489b-6632-4d61-b00b-5206f5b8b22b
downloadable font: download failed (font-family: "Poppins" style:normal weight:normal stretch:normal src index:0): bad URI or cross-site access not allowed source: https://fonts.gstatic.com/s/poppins/v15/pxiEyp8kv8JHgFVrJJfecg.woff2  
css2:74:12
downloadable font: download failed (font-family: "Poppins" style:normal weight:500 stretch:normal src index:0): bad URI or cross-site access not allowed source: https://fonts.gstatic.com/s/poppins/v15/pxiByp8kv8JHgFVrLGT9Z1xlFQ.woff2  
css2:101:12
downloadable font: download failed (font-family: "Poppins" style:normal weight:bold stretch:normal src index:0): bad URI or cross-site access not allowed source: https://fonts.gstatic.com/s/poppins/v15/pxiByp8kv8JHgFVrLCz7Z1xlFQ.woff2  
css2:128:12
downloadable font: download failed (font-family: "Spartan" style:normal weight:bold stretch:normal src index:0): bad URI or cross-site access not allowed source: https://fonts.gstatic.com/s/spartan/v3/l7gAbjR61M69yt8Z8w6FZf9WoBxdBrFivl6JABQ.woff2  
css2:245:12
downloadable font: download failed (font-family: "Spartan" style:normal weight:500 stretch:normal src index:0): bad URI or cross-site access not allowed source: https://fonts.gstatic.com/s/spartan/v3/l7gAbjR61M69yt8Z8w6FZf9WoBxdBrG3uV6JABQ.woff2  
css2:227:12
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Re: Mangadex.org doesn't show chapters

Unread post by Moonchild » 2021-06-07, 18:08

It seems to be because their "event" api throws a 404 instead of a sensible XML response.
Likely it blocks the browser (based on UA or what not) from making API requests. We can't do anything about the server throwing us a 404-not found.
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Re: Mangadex.org doesn't show chapters

Unread post by vannilla » 2021-06-07, 18:27

I tested their APIs back when they still didn't have a frontend to show (it was in May) and as far as we all are concerned, to write a frontend for them is just a matter of handling the documented JSON, which is something that can be done even with basic XHRs.
Despite that, they still managed to completely mess this simple task for no reason at all, probably ending up using some Chrome-ism.
I don't have any account on their "contact us" platforms or I would've reported this to them, since it's entirely up to the Mangadex team to fix this.

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Re: Mangadex.org doesn't show chapters

Unread post by Potkeny » 2021-06-07, 19:07

Afaik they currently serve the mobile version even on desktop, so in theory there is some hope their "normal" website will work with non-chrome browsers.. I have my doubts, but maybe they'll surprise me.

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Re: Mangadex.org doesn't show chapters

Unread post by Ysveltel » 2021-06-09, 16:37

vannilla wrote:
2021-06-07, 18:27
I tested their APIs back when they still didn't have a frontend to show (it was in May) and as far as we all are concerned, to write a frontend for them is just a matter of handling the documented JSON, which is something that can be done even with basic XHRs.
Cool to hear from someone who was a tester :)
vannilla wrote:
2021-06-07, 18:27
I don't have any account on their "contact us" platforms or I would've reported this to them, since it's entirely up to the Mangadex team to fix this.
I checked the contact tab and it's not yet implemented or I would have contacted them about it. And I don't have Discord so I'm out of luck atm, but I actually don't like the fronted that is there anyway so I wouldn't use it atm either way.
Potkeny wrote:
2021-06-07, 19:07
Afaik they currently serve the mobile version even on desktop, so in theory there is some hope their "normal" website will work with non-chrome browsers.. I have my doubts, but maybe they'll surprise me.
Oh good to know that it is not for the desktop because that design is horrible imo. I also hope they surprise us by bringing the old design back.
Moonchild wrote:
2021-06-07, 18:08
It seems to be because their "event" api throws a 404 instead of a sensible XML response.
Likely it blocks the browser (based on UA or what not) from making API requests. We can't do anything about the server throwing us a 404-not found.
Thank you very much for taking a look, it's always interesting to hear what is actually going on from someone who knows what they are talking about :)

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Re: Mangadex.org doesn't show chapters

Unread post by vannilla » 2021-06-09, 18:12

Ysveltel wrote:
2021-06-09, 16:37
Cool to hear from someone who was a tester :)
It was mostly out of personal interest. I never reported anything to them because of what I'm writing in reply to the next quote.
Still, I actually know what happens with some parts of the API so I do know from experience what a frontend entails.
Ysveltel wrote:
2021-06-09, 16:37
I checked the contact tab and it's not yet implemented or I would have contacted them about it. And I don't have Discord so I'm out of luck atm, but I actually don't like the fronted that is there anyway so I wouldn't use it atm either way.
Because I was keeping track of the situation, I know some ways to contact the developers.
The problem is that those places all require an account and I either don't have one and don't want to make one, or I don't want to use the account I created for a very specific need for things not intended for. The fact that I used to use Mangadex and I'd like to use it again is not enough of a reason to go out of my way and create stuff which I'll never use ever again.

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Re: Mangadex.org doesn't show chapters

Unread post by Ysveltel » 2021-06-17, 09:29

Well it seems they fixed it.

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