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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#209 closed defect (fixed)

Search term '.htaccess' broken on wordpress.org

Reported by: netweb Owned by: Otto42
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: General Keywords:
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Description

When searching wordpress.org for '.htaccess' you are returned the following error:

"Access Denied Sorry, but the WordPress.org website appears to be having problems at the moment."

eg. http://wordpress.org/search/.htaccess

Workaround is to search for the term without the leading period

eg. http://wordpress.org/search/htaccess

Change History (4)

This ticket was mentioned in IRC in #wordpress-meta by sams. View the logs.


5 years ago

#2 @samuelsidler
5 years ago

  • Owner set to Otto42
  • Status changed from new to assigned

Otto's going to strip periods just from queries with ".htaccess" in them.

#3 @Otto42
5 years ago

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

I decided to strip any leading periods, since those made no sense in search context there anyway. Only leading periods though.

#4 @netweb
5 years ago

Thanks :)

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