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Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

Last modified 16 years ago

#76 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

link management bug

Reported by: fibbi Owned by: JasonV
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 1.2
Component: General Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


When you enter a link as "www.XXXX.XXX" and neglect to add the http://, it displays the link as "http://blog.domain/www.XXXX.XXX". Many people enter url's this way, so I would suggest changing the link displayer so the default was not to display an undeclared URI as a subdirectory of the blog, but rather so it, by default, added http:// and www. to the beginning of the string as needed(as most browsers do). By my guess, a lot more people who enter a link without fully declaring it mean for it to be http than mean it to be a subdirectory of their site.

Maybe this has already been reported (I've seen this occurrence on a couple of blogs) or maybe there's a reason to have it the way it is, I don't know. just giving my 2 cents.

Change History (4)

#2 @JasonV
16 years ago

  • Owner changed from anonymous to JasonV
  • Status changed from new to assigned

#3 @JasonV
16 years ago

  • Resolution changed from 10 to 20
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

Should be all set now, both when adding a link or editing one.

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