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Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#47618 new defect (bug)

Email sent to blank address on email change for user with no previous email address

Reported by: knutsp's profile knutsp Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version:
Component: Users Keywords: needs-patch
Focuses: Cc:


  1. Install/active some email logger og logging functionality for outgoing emails
  2. Import some content from other WP site
  3. Let importer create a new username for some of that content, when prompted
  4. Edit the newly created user and add an email address
  5. Observe the email log: "To:" field is empty

Expected: No email (attempted to be) sent when previous email is blank.

Change History (1)

#1 @johnbillion
5 years ago

Out of interest, does WordPress also try to send an email to this blank email address when someone leaves a comment on a post belonging to the user? Or when the user requests a password reset?

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