Customizer: show a notice after attempting to navigate to external links in live previews
|Reported by:||designsimply||Owned by:||westonruter|
Description (last modified by westonruter)
The Customizer only allows you to click internal, front-end links within a preview to navigate to URLs you can customize:
Clicking on an external link from the live preview pane fails silently. To help avoid confusion, we could display a notice to alert when someone clicks on an external link in a live preview:
You can only preview internal, front-end links in the customizer.
Here is a past description of how a customizer notice could work from @westonruter: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/30677#comment:7 (different use case, but the part about how the alert might work is relevant)
#29098 provides a general mechanism for sending back error codes/messages.
Change History (12)
12 months ago
7 months ago
- Description modified (diff)
- Keywords has-patch needs-testing added
- Milestone changed from Future Release to 4.7
- Owner set to westonruter
- Status changed from new to accepted