[resolved] "Get shortlink" on Add new Post disappears (3 posts)

  1. bellfalasch
    Posted 3 years ago #

    This might be a deliberate function, but here's the issue:

    When you edit the permalink of a site, just under the Title-input, the "Get shortlink"-button disappears. It only comes back after you save the post.

    I can understand that the "Get shortlink" needs the permalink-variable, but why not just send it to the button when "on blur" fires from the permalink-change?

    Or is it that "Get Shortlink" only works when the URL is actually 100% and used in the system (as it is first after a save)?

    Extra suggestion: remove the "Get shortlink"-button when entering Edit-mode for the permalink. It distracts a bit.

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    As far as I am aware, the Get Shortlink functionality pulls its data from the database. So the post has to be saved before the shortlink can be generated.

  3. A known bug, see ticket #16478.

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