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Won't Fix Malformed bbcode produces styling issues

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by imthebest, Jul 2, 2015.

  1. imthebest

    imthebest Formerly Super120

    I don't know if this is a bug but see:

    The code that produces it:

    [URL='https://xenforo.com/community/'][QUOTE="Kier, post: 952938, member: 2"]Fear not, I am still here and all is well. I'm beavering away on XF2 primarily, while Mike and Chris are hard at work bringing you 1.5.[/QUOTE][/URL]
    It happens when you wrap a QUOTE bbcode inside a URL bbcode. I know this isn't usual but a member just did it and it caught my attention.

  2. Sami Jalal

    Sami Jalal Well-Known Member

    Aha, i can reproduce this!
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2015
  3. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    This is mostly down to HTML not allowing links to be nestable and how browsers attempt to fix the DOM if it runs into that. This isn't something we can easily fix and the browsers tend to do a better job in most cases. (For example, the link doesn't actually come from the content here; it comes from the attribution link. It can happen in content as well, though it generally gets resolved without a visual problem.)

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