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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#19625 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Unable to view/edit profile if username contains space

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

Description

I noticed when trying to edit my own wordpress.org profile that I just get a white screen of death. I'm not sure if this has been reported before or not (I ran a trac search but didn't find anything).

I can view my forum profile here fine: http://wordpress.org/support/profile/master-jake

The link from the trac to my profile works as well (without slugifying my name and replacing the space with a dash): http://profiles.wordpress.org/users/Master%20Jake

However if I click "edit" from that last page, I'm redirected to this page which is a white screen: http://profiles.wordpress.org/users/master-jake/profile/edit/

Change History (3)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
6 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to WordPress.org

#2 @nacin
6 years ago

JJJ and I have finally had the chance to go through all of this.

BuddyPress used to use user_login in URLs, despite user_nicename being correct. We've now switched the profiles to use user_nicename, and we're redirecting any user_login cases to user_nicename.

Additionally, we've removed /users/. So, http://profiles.wordpress.org/users/$name/profile/edit/ will redirect to profiles.wordpress.org/$name. From there, /profile/edit/ will work.

#3 @nacin
6 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed
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