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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#17095 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

format or validate author url from api.wordpress.org

Reported by: wycks Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: WordPress.org site Keywords: needs-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description (last modified by westi)

The author url from api.wordpress.org does not seem to do full format checking. Not apparent in browsers since they will understand malformed urls but is a problem when outputting elsewhere.


<author type="string"><![CDATA[<a href="http:www.artificium.sk">Stanislav Gunčaga</a>]]></author> 

Change History (7)

#1 @nacin
7 years ago

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

You'll have to try WordPress.com support. This Trac is for the open source project at WordPress.org.

#2 @westi
7 years ago

  • Milestone set to WordPress.org
  • Resolution invalid deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

Actually he means api.wordpress.org :)



#3 @westi
7 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Summary changed from format or validate author url from api.wordpress.com to format or validate author url from api.wordpress.org

#4 @nacin
7 years ago

Looks like this is data straight from the plugin: http://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/wp-custom-pages/trunk/wp-custom-pages.php.

Not sure if we should adjust the parser to correct this. It's quite the edge case.

#5 @ocean90
7 years ago

  • Version 3.1 deleted

nacin: Maybe we can use the new malware check here? (16923#comment:7 )

#6 @nacin
7 years ago

That's not the issue.. It's the validity of the URL: "http:" versus "http://".

#7 @Otto42
5 years ago

  • Milestone WordPress.org deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

Too edge case, I'd say. If we decide that we want to support odd formats for this sort of thing, we can make a new ticket in meta for it.

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