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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#40961 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

WordPress theme name collision.

Reported by: guytzhak's profile guytzhak Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.8
Component: Themes Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


I create theme name benny and it's find a theme that passover from the repo and update my theme to this theme:

I think it should cancel themes that doens't available yet

Change History (2)

#1 @guytzhak
7 years ago

  • Summary changed from Wordpress find theme name like my theme even the theme is not available to WordPress theme name collision.

Hello, I have a theme name that collides with another theme in the repo. Accidentally I updated my theme because of that and my site was wiped.
Thankfully I have backups, but I think that WordPress should prefix the repo themes to avoid collision.

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Themes
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Hi @guytzhak, welcome to WordPress Trac!

Thanks for the report, we're already tracking this issue in #14179.

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