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Opened 19 months ago

Closed 2 months ago

#56645 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Multi-Site bug in PostAuthorComboBox for Super Admins not part of Site

Reported by: haykuro's profile haykuro Owned by:
Milestone: 6.5 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 6.0.2
Component: Editor Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description

If you have 50+ users on your site, the PostAuthorComboBox is used to display the "author" search/selector on the Post Edit screen.

For Super Admin's in Multi-Site setup, the author combo box does not display when editing a post if the admin is not part of the site.

The author lookup happens here: https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/blob/a9c0050f9475857e80e813d8841052e0dde36efc/wp-includes/js/dist/editor.js#L6443-L6445

And if that fails, and the user is not part of the "authors" ( https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/blob/a9c0050f9475857e80e813d8841052e0dde36efc/wp-includes/js/dist/editor.js#L6456 ), then the "postAuthor" remains undefined, and we get no combobox: https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/blob/a9c0050f9475857e80e813d8841052e0dde36efc/wp-includes/js/dist/editor.js#L6513-L6515

Change History (1)

#1 @Mamaduka
2 months ago

  • Component changed from Posts, Post Types to Editor
  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 6.5
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

Hi, @haykuro

The issue should be fixed now and part of the WP 6.5 release. See - https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/pull/58719.

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