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When Rss widget fails

  1. tompasworld
    Member

    When the rss feed entered in to the rss widget, I think there should be some text saying something like "Sorry. the feed is down for the moment", instead of exposing sensitive data (like the cpanel user name) for the whole world (ie a security risk).
    Example of what it says now (sensitive data replaced with asterisks:

    Warning: Attempt to assign property of non-object in /home/***/public_html/wp-includes/rss.php on line 449

    Posted: 5 years ago #
  2. Andrea Rennick
    Customer Care at Copyblogger Media and Studiopress

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    Can we also add a check to make sure the user isn't inputting the rss feed of the blog they are on? (Yes, it happens.)

    Posted: 4 years ago #
  3. Ryan McCue
    Member

    WordPress uses SimplePie, so this is now irrelevant (WP also shows a proper error too).

    Posted: 4 years ago #

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