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Opened 6 months ago

Closed 8 weeks ago

Last modified 8 weeks ago

#4933 closed defect (fixed)

Display name issue in edit profile

Reported by: mayur6740 Owned by: dd32
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Support Forums Keywords:


I have edit my WordPress profile and entered my name but it is not properly displayed in "Display Name" drop-down field.

Please see my attached screenshot.

Thank you.

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Change History (9)

#1 @tobifjellner
6 months ago

Clarification: Page where a user can edit their own forum profile https://wordpress.org/support/users/(own-username)/edit/ the "Display Name" field crops the text exactly at the baseline.
This can be corrected by adding:

#bbpress-forums #bbp-your-profile fieldset select {
    height: auto;

#2 @tobifjellner
6 months ago

  • Component changed from Profiles to Support Forums

#3 follow-up: @dd32
6 months ago

This feels like something that should be reported upstream to bbPress.

I can't duplicate this however using Chrome, adding the suggested height: auto actually makes it worse on Chrome (The field is made thinner).

What browsers does this affect?

#4 in reply to: ↑ 3 @tobifjellner
6 months ago

Replying to dd32:

What browsers does this affect?

I was using Firefox on Windows when I was able to confirm the issue and the proposed CSS looked alright.

#5 @netweb
6 months ago

Removing height: 28px; from the below also fixes this on Firefox for me, just need to test things a little further:


        /* Try to prevent untall selects & text boxes */
        #bbpress-forums fieldset.bbp-form select,
        #bbpress-forums fieldset.bbp-form input[type="text"] {
                min-height: 28px;
                height: 28px;
                padding: 5px;

Maybe bumping it to height: 32px would work better for Chrome and Firefox

#6 @dd32
6 months ago

@netweb It might be something that would be better off expressed as a em or rem as I suspect it's the font-size that's caused the default bbPress values to be too small..

#7 @dd32
8 weeks ago

  • Owner set to dd32
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 9851:

Forums: Fix the display of some characters within <select> elements where the lower section would be cut off in certain browsers.

Props tobifjellner, netweb.
Fixes #4933.

#8 @dd32
8 weeks ago

In 9852:

Support: Update package.json to allow SASS compile again.

See #4933.

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