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Opened 14 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#13504 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Create cookie name hash option

Reported by: wpmuguru's profile wpmuguru Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Networks and Sites Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description (last modified by wpmuguru)

I put this on future release but we should do it early in 3.1. Currently, by default,

an upgraded MU install has an empty string as a cookie name hash

a single WP site uses the siteurl option as the seed for a MD5 hash

a WP -> WP 3.0 network uses the main site's siteurl option + '/' as the seed for a MD5 hash

We should move these to a common more appropriately name option/site option and give the super admin(s) the ability to change it and/or generate a new one.

Change History (5)

#1 @wpmuguru
14 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)

#2 @jeremyfelt
10 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Networks and Sites
  • Focuses multisite added

#3 @jeremyfelt
10 years ago

  • Keywords dev-feedback added

I'm going to dig into our cookie hashing for multisite a bit and see what changes the last few years have brought us. It's possible that this has been addressed.

If anybody has familiarity with how (if) this has changed, please chime in. :)

#4 @wpmuguru
10 years ago

If anybody has familiarity with how (if) this has changed, please chime in. :)

Nothing has changed since that code was added (3.0),

#5 @chriscct7
9 years ago

  • Focuses multisite removed
  • Keywords dev-feedback removed
  • Milestone Future Release deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

No other requests than the OP's in 5 years, and no activity in last 2 years. Closing for inactivity as wontfix. If interest re-emerges, feel free to reopen

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