[wp-hackers] Undeletable "null posts"

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Wed Nov 21 15:43:21 UTC 2012

On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com> wrote:

> Before I work up a full Trac ticket, I thought I'd post here and see if
> this is a) a bug or b) expected behavior. (I'm thinking "a".)
> 1) Open a New Post screen on either WP 3.4 or 3.5.
> 2) Immediately click "Publish" without entering any text or title.
> 3) Go to the All Posts listing screen.
> 4) Where did the post go?
> There seems to be no native way to get to the post directly. If you
> happened to remember the post ID, you can plunk it into the
> wp-admin/post.php URL directly and get to it, but there's no other way to
> access it.
> This seems like incorrect behavior to me.

This has been a weird bug that has manifested itself a few different ways
over the years:

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