Platform (Android, iOS, Website): Website
Browser, if a website issue (Firefox, Chrome, etc) : Chrome
Screenshots of what you are seeing (instructions for taking a screenshot on computers and mobile devices: https://www.take-a-screenshot.org/):
Step 1: Enter Toronto in the search bar in the top left
Step 2: From the results pick the top option ‘Toronto, ON, CA’ and select the About link
Step 3: Result is ending up here https://www.inaturalist.org/places/search?q=null
Also fails if you search for Ottawa, but ‘Hamilton’ which is also a county in Ontario works fine.
Toronto doesn’t have a “slug” for some reason: https://api.inaturalist.org/v1/places/27608. i suppose one way to address this would be to add a slug, or i suppose the search could send you to the places page based on place id when slug doesn’t exist.
What is a slug, and what does it do?
a slug is a human-friendly identifier. the iNaturalist numeric place id for the the United States is
1, but its slug is
united-states. similarly, Toronto’s place id is
27608, but its slug should be something like
How can it even get added ? It is a standard place, which means not editable even by curators
i suppose staff would have to add it, and find any others with blank slugs while they’re at it.
Added to my weekly report.