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Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 8 weeks ago

#249 new defect

More Plugin API Encoding Issues

Reported by: bpetty Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: API Keywords: reporter-feedback


The contributors section for this Russian plugin is causing some issues, but the plugin's actual encoding appears to be all valid UTF-8:


The plugin has contributors using same encoding the tags are in, and tags work fine... so whatever tags are doing, it should work for contributors.

It's also interesting to note that it's getting the same treatment in the API that actual usernames get when the API detects that it's an actual wp.org username with a profile, but it's definitely not even a valid username, so something is confused there.

Change History (3)

#1 @obenland
3 months ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback added

The plugin shows up fine in my test install, I wonder if any issue that existed was fixed when the directory was updated recently. Are there any more details on the issues here?

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by tellyworth. View the logs.

8 weeks ago

#3 @tellyworth
8 weeks ago

I'm not sure if it's the same as the original issue, but the contributors are not listed on the plugin page because those in the readme are not valid w.org usernames.

We could do a better job of displaying something helpful when this is the case - perhaps an error message shown to the owner.

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