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Opened 10 months ago

Last modified 10 months ago

#59340 new defect (bug)

"Open in new tab" checkbox in hyperlink entry doesn't save

Reported by: phileossopher's profile phileossopher Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 6.3
Component: Editor Keywords: needs-patch
Focuses: ui Cc:

Description

When interfacing, the "Open in new tab" selection sometimes doesn't work. Rapidly entering the information on a slow internet connection should reproduce the bug.

It's probably tied to network information, where the "Save" button SHOULD send a delayed network transmission of the update. Instead, it drops the information.

This compounds as a worse problem with the new UI information, since it requires several clicks to confirm each hyperlink's present status.

The workaround is to wait 2-3 seconds after selecting the checkbox but before selecting "Save".

This most heavily affects power users and users with slow internet connections.

Change History (2)

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #accessibility by joedolson. View the logs.


10 months ago

#2 @joedolson
10 months ago

  • Focuses accessibility removed

This appears to be a block editor issue, so it needs to be moved into the Gutenberg repository for further handling. It might be related to https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/issues/54672 or https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/issues/29690; or it may be a new issue that needs documentation.

Either way, it's not an accessibility issue.

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