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Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#10942 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

When used in an e-mail, apostrophes should not be encoded

Reported by: xibe's profile xibe Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 2.8.4
Component: General Keywords: needs-patch
Focuses: Cc:


WordPress sends e-mail as plain text (as far as I know), and therefore special characters should not be encoded as HTML entities, but displayed as-is.

A French user has recently reported that WP does encode at least one character: the straight apostrophe ('). My guess is that it is to prevent any breakage further down the road, but in this case it makes the string hard to read.

Actual blog title: Le Mag'zine
Title as used in e-mail: Le Mag'Zine

Change History (1)

#1 @dd32
15 years ago

  • Milestone 2.9 deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

See #9913

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