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Autosaving somehow triggers a full save when metaboxes exist, causing too many revisions #7135

danielbachhuber opened this Issue Jun 5, 2018 · 1 comment


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danielbachhuber commented Jun 5, 2018

When there are one or more metaboxes on the page, the autosave process somehow triggers a full save, which then causes the creation of a ton of revisions.

See this GIF:


Notably, see the "Autosaving..." animation, quickly followed by "Saving...". At the end of the experience, 4 revisions have been created (the UI for which is only present after you refresh the page):


Previously #3656 (comment)

cc @adamsilverstein @aduth


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adamsilverstein commented Jun 6, 2018

Thanks for opening this issue, I’m out this week. I’ll take a look soon if nobody beats me to it.

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