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2097406 - The "<javascript>" or "<script>" tags are not allowed -ERROR


While searching the catalog in Learning Management System receive the following error:



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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create an item with one of the following in the title:
    • <script>
    • <javascript>
    • Script:
    • Javascript:
  2. Now in the user side of the LMS go to the catalog search and run search that will find the item that was just created
  3. On the page where the results are supposed to appear you may see the error specified


This issue is a result of having certain HTML tags in the title of the item.

It is a security concern to allow such tags to be allowed while searching.


Avoiding titles that have these tags is the recommended workaround for this issue

For example instead of using Javascript: in the title, try using Javascript -


You must correct the following error; The input data has failed; javascript, script; tags are not allowed; catalog; secheduled offering; , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-COR , LMS Core - Items, Catalog, Curricula , Problem


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