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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#50489 closed enhancement (fixed)

Improve the "Auto-update update" text

Reported by: johnbillion's profile johnbillion Owned by: sergeybiryukov's profile SergeyBiryukov
Milestone: 5.5 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.5
Component: Security Keywords: 2nd-opinion has-patch
Focuses: Cc:


When an auto-update to a plugin or theme is pending, the following text is shown alongside the plugin or theme:

Auto-update update scheduled in X hours.

Note the double occurrence of the word "update". Let's try to improve this to remove the duplication. I recommend switching to Automatic update scheduled in X hours.

The other phrases in the wp_get_auto_update_message() function should be changed accordingly.

Attachments (1)

50489.patch (1.1 KB) - added by burhandodhy 4 years ago.
As johnbillion recommended

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Change History (4)

#1 @apedog
4 years ago

+1 for using "automatic updates" instead of "auto-updates" in documentation.
I think the shorthand hyphenated "Auto-Updates" only works when used as a proper name (ie. in titles, in the ui - enable/disable string etc.)

4 years ago

As johnbillion recommended

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
4 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added; needs-patch removed

#3 @SergeyBiryukov
4 years ago

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

In 48202:

Security: Improve the wording of messages in wp_get_auto_update_message().

Props burhandodhy, johnbillion, apedog.
Fixes #50489.

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