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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#3749 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

"different than" should read "different from"

Reported by: jonnylamb Owned by: ryan
Milestone: 2.2 Priority: low
Severity: trivial Version: 2.0.6
Component: Administration Keywords: has-patch commit
Focuses: Cc:

Description

In the General Options in WordPress admin, there is the following text:

If you want your blog homepage to be different than the directory you installed WordPress in, enter that address here.

This should read:

If you want your blog homepage to be different from the directory you installed WordPress in, enter that address here.

Here are some on-line docs that agree with my view:

Attached is a simple patch to correct this issue.

Attachments (2)

different_from.diff (1.0 KB) - added by jonnylamb 9 years ago.
Patch that corrects "different than" text in General Options.
3749-2.diff (1.2 KB) - added by foolswisdom 8 years ago.

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Change History (8)

@jonnylamb9 years ago

Patch that corrects "different than" text in General Options.

comment:1 @jonnylamb9 years ago

  • Milestone set to 2.0.6

comment:2 @foolswisdom9 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 2.0.6 to 2.2
  • Version set to 2.0.6

comment:3 @Nazgul9 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added

comment:4 @markjaquith9 years ago

This you catch, but the hanging preposition in the same sentence gets a pass? :-)

@foolswisdom8 years ago

comment:5 @foolswisdom8 years ago

  • Keywords commit added
  • Owner changed from anonymous to ryan

comment:6 @rob1n8 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [5141]) Some grammar fixes in options-general.php. Props jonnylamb and foolswisdom. fixes #3749

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