[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress] #3175: Arabic group URLs for group slugs not always work

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Sun Apr 24 12:31:03 UTC 2011

#3175: Arabic group URLs for group slugs not always work
 Reporter:  Menelik Seth    |      Owner:
     Type:  defect          |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal          |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  BuddyPress.org  |    Version:  1.2.8
 Keywords:                  |
 Arabic group URL slugs are a hit and miss. Single words seem to always
 work. URLs with spaces in them sometimes work, but I've come across one
 particular URL that returns a "Bad Request!" 400 error, whenever I try to
 create a group using it:

 Some notices:

 1. I set the database and the bp_bp_groups table collocation to

 2. the ‘name’ field in the wordpress database takes the Arabic text just
 fine. For example:

 جامعة الملك عبد العزيز

 3. the ‘slug’ field records seemingly random characters instead. For


 4. I tried following this guide http://is.gd/dusori (Enableing Chinese,
 Arabic and Other High Unicode in WordPress Slugs
 ), but it didn’t work (ended up with 404 errors)

Ticket URL: <https://trac.buddypress.org/ticket/3175>
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