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Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#35839 new defect (bug)

Escape backslashes upon export for better import

Reported by: jasonh09's profile JasonH09 Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.4.2
Component: Import Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


Exporting a WordPress site and importing it again will lose backslashes in Post content.
For example, if you had a post discussing c:\Windows\System32\calc.exe it would be imported as c:WindowsSystem32calc.exe

Change History (2)

#1 @rmccue
7 years ago

  • Component changed from Export to Import

I believe this is a bug in the importer, not the exporter. The exporter is writing the data out correctly (as regular text), but the importer is removing a layer of slashes.

(See also this issue on the v2 beta importer)

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