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Make URL input actually a plain text input. #732 #2870

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tfrommen commented Oct 4, 2017


The URL input, defined as type="url", does only allow valid URLs, not (partial) URIs. In order to create links to things like anchors, the field is now defined as a plain text input (i.e., without any browser validation).

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  • Change the type of the URL input field.
  • Adapt the according CSS rule.


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  • My code follows the WordPress code style.
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aduth approved these changes Oct 4, 2017

Change makes sense and works well for me 馃憤

@aduth aduth merged commit b7f61d2 into WordPress:master Oct 4, 2017

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mtias Oct 10, 2017


Thanks for this change!


mtias commented Oct 10, 2017

Thanks for this change!

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