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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#16374 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Flawed handling of some characters in %postname% and %pagename%

Reported by: solarissmoke Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 3.1
Component: Rewrite Rules Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


Say I write a post whose url is

All of the following requests cause wordpress to generate a 200 response and display the "Hello World" post:

Same for pages. Basically, hyphens and dots (and possibly other characters) before/after the actual slug are just ignored.

Wordpress should either be 404'ing or redirecting such requests to the posts actual URL.

Change History (1)

#1 @dd32
11 years ago

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

Duplicate of #14773

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