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Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 16 months ago

#39946 new defect (bug)

Private posts can be sticky when bulk editing them from wp-admin/edit.php

Reported by: imath's profile imath Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Quick/Bulk Edit Keywords: has-patch reporter-feedback needs-testing
Focuses: javascript Cc:


Although it's not possible to inline-edit a Private post to be sticky or to Publish a private post as sticky from the Publish meta box, as shown on the above screen capture, it's possible to do it using the Bulk edit action of the wp-admin/edit.php screen.

Attachments (1)

39946.patch (738 bytes) - added by imath 7 years ago.

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Change History (9)

7 years ago

#1 @imath
7 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch added

#2 @imath
7 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added; needs-patch removed

#3 @swissspidy
7 years ago

  • Version trunk deleted

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2 years ago

#5 @webcommsat
20 months ago

Hello @imath do you have anything further to raise on this ticket and do you still have the same issue you reported please? The ticket was highlighted at a component scrub earlier in the year too. Thanks for your input on this.

#6 @webcommsat
16 months ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback needs-testing added

Component bug scrub/ review:
Testing needs to be done on the ticket to check if this bug can be re-produced. Updates to be added to the ticket.

  • If the issue is no longer relevant, the patch may not be necessary.
  • No new feedback from the reporter since ticket last raised.

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16 months ago

#8 @oglekler
16 months ago

I tested this issue and it is still relevant.

  1. With Bulk actions -> Edit it is possible to make posts Private and Sticky at the same time, but with Quick edit both checkmarks can be checked, but the post will only be saved as Private and not Sticky. There is no indication that these settings will not work together and have validation somewhere.
  1. The patch works only partly because if in selection to edit are already private posts, they can still be made Sticky.
  1. Difference between Quick Edit and Bulk actions -> Edit is creating confusion. Status Private is checkmark close to Password field in Quick Edit and in the Status select in Bulk action.

It needs to be checked if it is ok to make posts Sticky and Private at the same time or not, and make both editing tools behavior at the same way.

Version 0, edited 16 months ago by oglekler (next)
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