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Opened 19 years ago

Closed 18 years ago

#1135 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

Can't use File Editor to edit files outside your WP install path

Reported by: anonymousbugger's profile anonymousbugger Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version:
Component: Administration Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


The file editor in WP allows you to edit any file but it uses the WP install path as the base. If you have installed your blog and the admin files in separate directories this can prevent you from editing top level files.
blog ->
install ->
then editing /index.php would be
Note the world's biggest issue but a handcoded would not editable.

Change History (2)

#1 @anonymousbugger
19 years ago

  • Patch set to No

#2 @markjaquith
18 years ago

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

Restriction makes sense from a security standpoint.

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