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Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#16952 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Misleading e-mail options

Reported by: lonnylot's profile lonnylot Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.1
Component: Mail Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


In the Admin if you goto Settings->Discussion you have a section called 'E-mail me whenever' that has two checkboxes:

  • Anyone posts a comment
  • A comment is held for moderation

It is misleading because the 1st option doesn't e-mail 'me' it e-mails the post author and the 2nd option e-mails the WP Admin e-mail. There is no way to tell this without digging into the core code. The wording should be changed to be more clear.

Change History (1)

#1 @nacin
13 years ago

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

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