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Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#53860 new enhancement

REST API returns special characters as Unicode Decimal Code

Reported by: utill's profile utill Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 5.8
Component: REST API Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


When using the wordpress rest api, the api returns special characters as unicode decimal code instead of the correct character.

How to reproduce:
create fresh wordpress install and a new post with "&" in the title.
Query http://[url]/wp-json/wp/v2/posts and check post.title.rendered field

Instead of just "&" it will display "&# 038;" (without the space)

It would be optimal if this would be converted serverside.

Change History (1)

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by sergey. View the logs.

3 years ago

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