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Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#22931 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Use double quotes for attribute values when loading JS in script-loader.php

Reported by: gish Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
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In /wp-includes/script-loader.php:685 script tags are built. The tags however have single quotes instead of double quotes, which doesn't conform to HTML5 standards.

Change History (2)

#1 follow-up: @dd32
3 years ago

The HTML5 standard accept 3 different formats:


single quotes are OK as per http://www.w3.org/TR/html-markup/syntax.html#attr-value-single-quoted

#2 in reply to: ↑ 1 @nacin
3 years ago

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Replying to dd32:

The HTML5 standard accept 3 different formats:

Just adding that our own standards require either single or double quotes, and that no quotes is a big no-no for security reasons. (http://www.wonko.com/post/html-escaping)

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