[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #9114: Dashboard Widget Error on adding feed redirecting to feedburner

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Thu Feb 12 18:03:08 GMT 2009

#9114: Dashboard Widget Error on adding feed redirecting to feedburner
 Reporter:  alexleonard   |       Owner:                                
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  low           |   Milestone:  2.7.2                         
Component:  Widgets       |     Version:  2.7                           
 Severity:  minor         |    Keywords:  dashboard, widget, feed, error
 I've tested this on a fresh install (well upgraded but base install) of WP

 When I edit any of the dashboard widgets and change the URL to another
 WordPress install which redirects to Feedburner, on clicking update the
 screen loads but goes blank and doesn't reload. On manually reloading the
 page the dashboard loads correctly, but the change has not gone through.

 An example URL that this occurs for me is:


 I have tested this on a few installs and the behaviour is the same.

 If I then go ahead and add the Feedburner URL directly
 (http://feeds2.feedburner.com/Pixelapes ), the change is accepted as per

 Not entirely sure where the problem might lie, but I assume if an error is
 being generated there should be some user feedback to let them know what
 the error is.

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/9114>
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