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Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#35550 new defect (bug)

AllPosts page: Tags field does not accept characters <>

Reported by: antonrinas's profile antonrinas Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 4.4.1
Component: Posts, Post Types Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:



  1. Log in as administrator and create new post "Test post".
  2. Go to AllPosts page. Check "Test post" and perform "Edit" bulk action.
  3. Type into "Tags" 2 characters "<>". Click "Update" EXPECTED RESULT: Characters <> are added as a tag. EXPECTED RESULT: Characters <> are not added as a tag.

Change History (2)

#1 @antonrinas
9 years ago

  • Severity changed from normal to minor

#2 @Ipstenu
9 years ago

That's an expected error.

If you try to add or edit a tag NAME to be <> from it tells you it cannot edit the tag

If you try to edit the tag slug to be <>, it reverts to the slugified tagname (no matter what your slug was before - so if you had a tag with the name 'foobar' and a slug as 'notfoo', putting in <> makes the slug foobar ... Not sure if that's wrong though it was unexpected).

That said, <> is an invalid tag name, so perhaps an error should be thrown when a post cannot be updated?

Last edited 9 years ago by Ipstenu (previous) (diff)
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