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Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#10580 closed defect (bug) (worksforme)

WPMU 2.5 - 2.8.1Home page does not allow direct link to media files.

Reported by: jkershner Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.8.1
Component: Gallery Keywords: reporter-feedback
Focuses: Cc:


Reference : http://wordpress.org/support/topic/212798?replies=8

When linking to a file on home page wp always uses the post link and not the direct file link.

  1. Edit the home page.
  2. Upload media into library
  3. Click "show" on desired file in library
  4. Click on File URL for PDF in question
  5. Click on "insert into post" button.
  6. update or save page
  7. check the page link
  8. link now magically uses the post link and not the file link.

This is on an upgraded WPMU 2.8.1 with PHP 5.1.2 on Apache2 with the Suhosin patch (0.9.6)..

Change History (3)

comment:1 dd325 years ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback added; gallery insert post home page removed

Does this apply to WordPress? Or just WordPress MU?

I suspect MU-only: http://trac.mu.wordpress.org/

comment:2 scribu5 years ago

  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from new to closed

comment:3 Denis-de-Bernardy4 years ago

  • Milestone Unassigned deleted
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