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MathJax CDN closed
by Chris Gillison - Thursday, 26 October 2017, 12:53 PM

Hi all,

The MathJax CDN is now closed, which means the "_src" in the example here (to go in config.json) will need updating to:


Have logged as an issue on GitHub.

More information here.

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Re: MathJax CDN closed
by Chris Gillison - Thursday, 26 October 2017, 4:00 PM

Humpf. Well that didn't work. I'm just getting the scrolling wheel of death if I put my course online with the ammended URL.

Anyone else having problems with MathJax found a solution?

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Re: MathJax CDN closed
by David Hodge - Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 12:34 PM

Yes, I've had problems too because the hyperlink points to an old and closed source for the javascript. There are various answers, essentially you just need to point to a different _src (source). Inside the authoring tool in the plug settings you can manually edit the address (so you don't need to edit the files yourself). I think it will partly depend on your firewall settings (at my university cloudfare addresses often require captchas and thus aren't good). Here are some links that worked for me:


This one is supposed to have been decommissioned but works for me:


This one is supposed to work too, but NOT for me:


 There are others too if you search online.