[Resolved] “Last edited by” name and time inconsistent
On the “edit post” and “edit page” screens at the bottom of the main editor box, there’s some text that says “Last edited by [display name] on [date] at [time]”.
The date and time show when the page/post was last updated. The display name, however, appears to be for the last person that opened the page/post to edit. This inconsistency can be very misleading!
In the database, these pieces of information come from different tables. The display name is coming from the
_edit_last. The date and time are from the
Please tell me if I’m just going crazy here, or if this really is a bug! Is it documented, or should I post a bug report?
I’d suggest either only updating
_edit_laston post update, or alternatively just displaying the date/time last modified (and not the display name).
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