A couple of days ago I came here & was informed that the entire site was “Read-only”, and no changes would be accepted. A day later & I needed to re-login into the site. From that moment the “Notification” page-JS no longer works (and, therefore, I cannot remove the notifications). Why not?
(February 3 update): To be clear, “select:all” and “select:none” both work fine. However, “mark seen” and “delete” do nothing.
I guess that only @evgeny1 or @floeff can answer this.
Tuesday 26 Jan Update:
I stopped answering questions when this happened, else the Notification page would become a nightmare for me. Nevertheless, now there are 16 Notes in my profile, and growing. I cannot dismiss any of them
No-one else saying “Yup. Affects me too” so I must be alone in this. Oh dear.
Tuesday 02 Feb Update:
The system forced me to re-sign in; I was hopeful of a system change because of this. If so, not to this issue. No change to JS failures, and it is impossible to dismiss the Notifications.
Thursday 18 Feb Update:
One full calendar month since notification. The system forced me to re-sign in. No change of any kind. Nothing from any Administrator.
The way that you know something is dead is that you poke it very hard. If it does not respond, it is dead.
Thursday 3 Mar Update:
Hooray! The Notification system now works since Feb 29 (see my comment to the accepted answer).
If the visual notice next to your username () still exists, then it is simply that there are so many non-dismissed notifications stacked up against your name. I had to do the following in my Profile many, many times before it finally went:-
- Go to the notifications tab
- Click on “select: all”
- Click on "delete"
- Go to the overview tab
- (rinse, repeat)