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Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#9199 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

\ is lost in post revisions

Reported by: hailin's profile hailin Owned by:
Milestone: 2.7.2 Priority: high
Severity: normal Version:
Component: General Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


\ \add \sub etc in either title or content is lost in post revisions, and when restore from post revisions.

It's easy to test, eg, with the following simple post
title: test \
Content: hello \ and \add
\ is lost in every revision, and when restore from revision.

This creates big problems as many math expressions such as LaTeX
contains \ Many keywords begin with \
For example: \add \sub \multiple \left \right

The root cause is that wp_insert_post stripslahses, assuming slashes are added to the input. This is not the case when we read data from db. The fix I proposed here identified two such places and fixed this above issue.

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15 years ago


#1 @hailin
15 years ago

I want to thank Ryan for the discussion and suggesting fix for the first case.

#2 @ryan
15 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [10620]) Escape before passing to insert/update post. Props hailin. fixes #9199 for trunk

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