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the publication date in the book info is not saved #965

thomasdumm opened this Issue Oct 7, 2017 · 1 comment


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thomasdumm commented Oct 7, 2017


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I set the publication date in the book info. After saving the book info the publication date is empty again.

System Information

Book Info

Book ID: 38
Book URL:
Book Privacy: Public


Platform: OS X
Browser Name: Firefox
Browser Version: 55.0
User Agent String: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.12; rv:55.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/55.0

WordPress Configuration

Network URL:
Network Type: Subdirectory
Version: 4.8.2
Language: en_US
WP_ENV: production
WP_DEBUG: Disabled
Memory Limit: 64M

Pressbooks Configuration

Version: 4.3.3
Book Theme: Clarke
Book Theme Version: 2.0.1
Root Theme: Pressbooks Publisher
Root Theme Version: 3.1.3

Pressbooks Dependencies

Epubcheck: Installed
Kindlegen: Installed
xmllint: Installed
PrinceXML: Not Installed
Saxon-HE: Installed

Must-Use Plugins

Bedrock Autoloader: 1.0.0
hm-autoloader.php: n/a
telemetry.php: n/a

Network Active Plugins

Docraptor for Pressbooks: 2.1.0
Pressbooks: 4.3.3
Pressbooks Cover Generator: 2.2.1
Pressbooks Stats: 1.4.0
Pressbooks Whitelabel: 1.0.2
User Activation Keys: 4.6

Book Active Plugins

Inactive Plugins

Akismet Anti-Spam: 3.3.4
Pressbooks BISAC: 2.0.0
Pressbooks Table Classes: 1.0.0

Server Configuration

PHP Version:
MySQL Version: 5.5.5
Webserver Info: nginx/1.11.9

PHP Configuration

Safe Mode: Disabled
Memory Limit: 256M
Upload Max Size: 25M
Post Max Size: 25M
Upload Max Filesize: 25M
Time Limit: 120
Max Input Vars: 1000
URL-aware fopen: On (1)
Display Errors: N/A

PHP Extensions

OPcache: Zend
XDebug: Disabled
cURL: Supported
cURL Version: 7.47.0
imagick: Not Installed
xsl: Installed

@connerbw connerbw self-assigned this Oct 10, 2017

connerbw added a commit that referenced this issue Oct 10, 2017

Publication date not saving (fixes #965)
The custom metadata plugin we use formats dates like: `date( 'm/d/Y', $v ) )`
This sometimes conflicts with `wp_localize_jquery_ui_datepicker`, espcially when not in english.

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connerbw Oct 10, 2017


I was able to reproduce if the UI wasn't English.


connerbw commented Oct 10, 2017

I was able to reproduce if the UI wasn't English.

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