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Fix for issues with WP Admin area in Chrome

If you’ve encountered some problems recently with the admin area when logged in to your WordPress site in Chrome – submenus not appearing, menu labels jumping around, etc.  – please use the following workaround:

  1. Open the Chrome browser
  2. In Chrome’s address bar, type: chrome://flags/#disable-slimming-paint
  3. You’ll see the “Disable slimming paint” option highlighted in yellow.
  4. Click the blue “Enable” link to turn this option on.
  5. Ensure that the “Enable slimming paint” option below it is not turned on (it should be grayed out)
  6. Relaunch Chrome.

Here’s what the options should look like once you’ve finished:


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