Last modified: 2011-08-19 19:31:51 UTC
The Marvel Database is a wiki about comics and a feature we would be interested in would be a link which adds comics to a users 'wishlist' or 'collection'.
I envisioned implementing this in ootb mediawiki by having a link to a sub-page of the user page which would store their wishlist.
This page can successfully be reached by instead typing in the URL:
This gives the dynamic nature of the link, so the link is on the comic and responds accordingly, no matter which user hits the link. (Jamie, Rob, or Brion. ;)
To account for PEBKAC, I would like to have that link preload a template, display an edit intro message and be loaded as a 'new section'. This leaves little room for user error as the work is all done for them, they just have to hit 'save'.
I can pretty much accomplish what I have outlined above, using the following URL:
Replacing title=User:Jamie/test with title=Special:Mypage/test kills all the parameters that follow it.
Including title=Special:Mypage or title=Special:Mytalk should allow all the same paramters as if the URL were explicitly defined.
would be interesting, too.
(Changing severity to 'enhancement' and updating version to latest.)
After testing the above links, it seems like the new/current behaviour is that in the above scenarios 'Special:Mypage' and 'Special:Random' are somehow being defaulted back to 'Main Page'.
How would that happen? Is that intended behaviour?
At the moment the following parameter are kept, when the page is redirects:
If you are missing a parameter, please open a new bug. Thanks.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 25829 ***