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  • I am sure I am not the first one to ask this question, but couldn’t come up with the right search to look for the possible thread.

    I am noticing an interesting behavior in my WordPress installation where if I, as an Administrator, enter into a post some non-http href (e.g. test), the post is saved without any interference, but when a non-admin user (such as an Author) puts a link like that, the “foo://” part is substituted with “http://”.

    In my scenario I’d like to be able to give my Authors the power to post some non-http links. Let me know. Thanks.

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  • If they don’t use the wysiwyg editor they should be able to.

    Right and if they do, let them try using the “hyperlink” button.

    Hm… strange. I tried both ways using Safari and Flock browsers against two different WordPress installations using both an Administrator and an Author. The result is as I described above. These are WordPress 2.0.3 right now. Perhaps there is a known bug? Again, any help is appreciated…

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