Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#8402 confirmed Bug

SSI-style HTML comments inside href attributes are broken when Source button is clicked

Reported by: Jordan Bradford Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: General Version: 3.6.2
Keywords: Cc:


SSI-style HTML comments such as <!--#echo var='DOCUMENT_NAME' --> become broken when the Source button is clicked.


Using the CKEditor demo site, click the Source button and add that comment to the first link:

<a href="<!--#echo var='DOCUMENT_NAME' -->" title="Fairy tale">fairy tale</a>

Then click Source to view the content in the normal editor mode. When you click Source again, the link becomes this:

<a href="{C}<!--#echo var='DOCUMENT_NAME' -->" title="Fairy tale">fairy tale</a>

Note the {C} that has been added. In fact, every time the source is viewed, another {C} is added:

<a href="{C}{C}<!--#echo var='DOCUMENT_NAME' -->" title="Fairy tale">fairy tale</a>
<a href="{C}{C}{C}<!--#echo var='DOCUMENT_NAME' -->" title="Fairy tale">fairy tale</a>

and so on.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by Jakub Ś

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

DUP of #8216

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Piotrek Koszuliński

Resolution: duplicate
Status: closedreopened

I'm reopening this ticket, because it wasn't fixed together with #8216, so it might look as a duplicate, but it's a different case apparently.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Piotrek Koszuliński

Status: reopenedconfirmed
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