[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #7084: Widget titles need to be auto-escaped.

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Tue Jun 3 17:53:17 GMT 2008

#7084: Widget titles need to be auto-escaped.
 Reporter:  Otto42   |       Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  defect   |      Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal   |   Milestone:  2.6      
Component:  General  |     Version:  2.5.1    
 Severity:  normal   |    Keywords:           
 Reference: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/180280

 Short version: An ampersand in the title of a widget causes an output of
 just the ampersand instead of the html amp; code. This results in
 validation failure.

 Solution: Widget titles and possibly text widgets need to be html escaped
 before output onto the page.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7084>
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