As designed  Smilie Code in Meta Description


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It's definitely the designed behavior that the plain text stays - we keep plain text of the BB code values too.


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But smilies really don't contribute to the content, and the description is meant to convey the overview of the thread/post. It seems pointless to waste the limited space of the description field on [noparse]:wink:[/noparse]