Support » Requests and Feedback » Suggestion: remove code rewriting from WP

  • I’ve dealt with this issue on multiple versions of WP, not just this latest one. WP insists on rewriting code, changing <div> tags to <p> tags. The <hr> tag seems to be completely unusable.

    I recently fixed the <div> re-write using the information in this post: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/102799?replies=18
    …but it seems like this kind of fix should be unnecessary.

    I realize that many WP users don’t want to deal with code. But CHANGING code makes WP an overly protective nanny.

    I create web sites for a living. More and more frequently, clients are asking for web sites that they can edit. There needs to be some way that I can add in code such as <div class=”HomeBox1″> for the formatting power, while still allowing my clients to use the visual editor.

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  • I second that. In my opinion it should be an option to turn code rewrite off completely.

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