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Opened 4 months ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#50629 new defect (bug)

Problem with the "Site Address (URL)" field in the General Settings Screen

Reported by: digical Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.4.2
Component: Administration Keywords:
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:

Description

The instructions say "Enter the address here if you....." underneath the field. It's been like this for years. The keyword is "if". If my "Site Address" is the same as the "WordPress Address", this assumes I should leave this field blank. But it doesn't do that. It pops up with an error message (see screenshot)....

https://www.screencast.com/t/i4Z1YaOWg

It's a required field - not a field based on a condition. I think the description should be changed to better instruct the site administrator on what to do and not popup an error message if Site Address is left blank.

Change History (1)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
3 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Administration

Hi there, welcome to WordPress Trac! Thanks for the report.

Just linking to some related tickets here: #10970, #18769, #40353, #47954.

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