[wp-hackers] Password reset links breaking?

Demetris kikizas at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 15:03:58 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 4:55 PM, Mike Walsh <mike_walsh at mindspring.com> wrote:
> I use WordPress to manage a web site for our swim team.  Users have to login
> to register their children for swim team but once they've done that, many
> don't login again until the next season.  I get a lot of requests for
> assistance with passwords and password resets.  Recently I asked a couple of
> the people who've had trouble to forward the password reset e-mail they
> receive to me and what I am seeing is the link being broken across two
> lines.
> With a user base which isn't super technical, many people don't know how to
> "fix" the URL, it is simply broken for them.
What if WordPress wrapped the URL in angle brackets (the less than and
greater than signs) before sending it?

I think all major mail clients understand the angle brackets convention.


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