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Opened 5 weeks ago

Closed 5 weeks ago

Last modified 5 weeks ago

#5444 closed defect (fixed)

https://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress has been hacked - no longer editable

Reported by: bobbingwide Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: General Keywords:
Cc:

Description

I was looking at the codex links and noted that the page at https://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress
has been hacked.
It doesn't appear to be editable by a mere mortal.

John Billion noted in Slack...

Wow they broke the history too,
https://codex.wordpress.org/index.php?title=Installing_WordPress&action=history


Change History (1)

#1 @Otto42
5 weeks ago

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

Page was already redirecting to https://wordpress.org/support/article/how-to-install-wordpress/ a long time ago.

The history is still there, it just got moved when the spammer moved it. Not a hack, the wiki is editable by any logged in user.

User account banned, page content restored.

Last edited 5 weeks ago by Otto42 (previous) (diff)
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