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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#22412 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Save posts via Ajax

Reported by: dgwyer's profile dgwyer Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.4.2
Component: Editor Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description

When editing a post/page (as with any other type of document) one of the primary benefits is the undo/redo feature.

However, as soon as you update your changes you lose access to undo your previous keystrokes before the update. If you could save posts via Ajax then you would still be able to undo/redo post edits seamlessly.

Perhaps there could be a toggle in general settings for this option, and have it enabled by default?

Change History (5)

#1 @dgwyer
12 years ago

Update: I realise that this happens via Ajax by default during auto-save but it would be very useful to have it do the same when you manually hit 'Update'.

#2 @alexvorn2
12 years ago

I think that sometimes auto-save function does not save custom meta settings, some are only saved by Update button.
http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/add_meta_box#Example

implementing Update - (ajax save) will eventually need for a code change and some 'old' post meta boxes will loose the functionality, I think so...

Last edited 12 years ago by alexvorn2 (previous) (diff)

#3 @toscho
12 years ago

  • Cc info@… added

#5 @iseulde
9 years ago

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

Duplicate of #7756.

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