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08/30/2019 10:18:26 PM (2 years ago)
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  • Ticket #47954 – Description

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    1 One of the most common problems is when people change the site URL fields on the settings general screen, without full understanding of what it means.
     1One of the most common problems is when people change the site URL fields on the settings general screen, without full understanding of what it means. It's a common enough problem that we've had documentation on ways to fix it for ages:
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     3https://wordpress.org/support/article/changing-the-site-url/
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    35The idea is to enhance this field so as to perform some kind of sanity check before actually changing the fields. Health check exists, we have checks for plugin and theme changes to some degree. This could be checked as well.
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    5 Concept: Change the field, make an internal request, see if it fails, if so change them back, them warn the user with a "hey, this change seems like it's gonna break things real bad, are you really sure?" Or equivalent.
     7Concept: Change the field, make an internal request, see if it fails, if so change them back, then warn the user with a "hey, this change seems like it's gonna break things real bad, are you really sure?" Or equivalent.
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    79Second thought: when these change, email the admin user about them, with a revert link that will work no matter what.