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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#11486 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

WP cannot save post if the word VARCHAR() exists in post

Reported by: tutorialcode Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: General Keywords: health-check
Focuses: Cc:


I am using wordpress 2.8.6 When I try to save or edit a post that contains the exact word VARCHAR() in all uppercase letters wp-admin/post.php fails to save and comes up with an empty page. I tried to start a new post containing only the word VARCHAR() and it breaks. using lowercase varchar() or VARCHAR () or VARCHAR is ok. The problem seems to be caused only by VARCHAR(.

I have a wordpress installation with default theme and no plugins.

Change History (3)

#1 @filosofo
6 years ago

  • Milestone Unassigned deleted
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Version 2.8.5 deleted

It's probably a mod_security setting on your server, meant to prevent posts of SQL injections.

Talk to your host. This is not a WordPress issue.

#2 @Denis-de-Bernardy
6 years ago

mental note: add mod_security to the health-check plugin...

#3 @westi
6 years ago

  • Keywords health-check added
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