[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #14984: No backlink in comment error messages

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Tue Sep 28 10:38:36 UTC 2010

#14984: No backlink in comment error messages
 Reporter:  doktorbro         |       Owner:  wp-comments-post.php
     Type:  enhancement       |      Status:  new                 
 Priority:  normal            |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review     
Component:  Warnings/Notices  |     Version:  3.0.1               
 Severity:  normal            |    Keywords:  UI                  
 If a commenter press "Post comment" but forget to leave name, email or
 comment, he gets a white screen with an error like: "Error: please type a

 The shocked user thinks: "What now? Am I stupid? Is this the White Window
 of Shame?"

 The answer is ''always'': "Go back and try it again." That's why we need
 to put that obvious hint: "Back" by default. It's so easy to be friendly

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14984>
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