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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#20141 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

changing name of Menu changes name of Category and vice versa

Reported by: kris-o3world's profile kris-o3world Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: major Version:
Component: Menus Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description (last modified by SergeyBiryukov)

to replicate:

  1. Appearance -> Menus
  2. create a Menu (ex. "My Menu")
  3. add a Category as the first item in that Menu (ex. a category named "Learn")
  4. rename the Menu to something else (ex. "Main")
  5. Posts -> Categories
  6. the name of your Category ("Learn") is now the name of the Menu ("Main")
  7. rename the Category ("Learn")
  8. back to Appearance -> Menus
  9. the name of your Menu is now the name of your Category ("Learn")

this has been reported to happen with Tags as well, see that ticket: #16936

Change History (5)

#1 @kris-o3world
12 years ago

it is interesting to note that this does Not happen if the first item in your Menu is a Page.

#2 @kris-o3world
12 years ago

i take that back... even when the first item is Not a category, the first Category wordpress does "find", gets renamed.

#3 @solarissmoke
12 years ago

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

#4 @helenyhou
12 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted

#5 @SergeyBiryukov
10 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Menus
  • Description modified (diff)
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