[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #35479: Text editor not honoring paragraph markup

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Thu Mar 10 00:13:12 UTC 2016

#35479: Text editor not honoring paragraph markup
 Reporter:  arush         |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  reopened
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  4.5
Component:  TinyMCE       |     Version:
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                |     Focuses:  accessibility

Comment (by arush):

 Proposal for modified text:

 <blockquote>The Text mode allows you to enter HTML along with your post
 text. While most tags are honored, the exception is the paragraph (<p>
 </p>) tag and the line break (<br> or <br> />) tag. This is because
 WordPress converts single lines to <br>, and double lines to <p>. If you
 are an accessibility professional, and you do not want WordPress to make
 this decision for you, you can either disable the wpautop filter within
 your theme's functions.php file, or install a plugin that will do the

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/35479#comment:11>
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