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Opened 3 years ago

Closed 8 months ago

Last modified 8 months ago

#18773 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

WordPress Codex password problems

Reported by: volcanicpixels Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.3
Component: WordPress.org site Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description (last modified by DrewAPicture)

Ok this is the third time I've tried to post this here- I've split the password up because I thought that some bit may be preventing this from being posted thinking that I'm revealing sensitive data.

I set my password to a strong one with brackets, double quotes and a semicolon in it. This worked for the forums and the trac but not for the codex (wouldn't let me in).

Change History (6)

comment:1 volcanicpixels3 years ago

Bit should be bot

comment:2 volcanicpixels3 years ago

  • Cc chatfielddaniel@… added

comment:3 SergeyBiryukov3 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to WordPress.org

comment:4 DrewAPicture8 months ago

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Summary changed from Wordpress codex pass word problems to Wordpress codex password problems

comment:5 Otto428 months ago

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

The codex, being on MediaWiki, has different constraints on passwords and usernames than our support forums, where the usernames and passwords actually live. So there is a mismatch there that is not easily fixable.

In the long run, we hope to eliminate the use of MediaWiki. However, there is a viable workaround, which is to use a more compatible, but much longer, password. Like, 30-40 characters instead of only 20.

For now, I'm marking this as wontfix. Eventually, we'll have a better system for documentation than mediawiki.

comment:6 SergeyBiryukov8 months ago

  • Summary changed from Wordpress codex password problems to WordPress Codex password problems
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