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Bug 1515 - Allow editable quicklist of links
Allow editable quicklist of links
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 724
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-02-11 19:34 UTC by SJ
Modified: 2005-12-15 20:00 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description SJ 2005-02-11 19:34:45 UTC
The most regular frustration I have with the interface is my inability to
quickly and simply customize the links in the sidebar.  It would be very useful
to be able to set a collection of sidebar links via user preferences, and even
modify the default set of sidebar links.

Not fun: having to click back and forth to one's own user page to access such
links, and being forced to choose between having an informative user page
*about* the user, and having a page with lots of useful links within the first
screen.
Comment 1 Antoine "hashar" Musso (WMF) 2005-08-31 14:12:56 UTC
Maybe you should use your browser bookmark :)
Comment 2 SJ 2005-11-12 13:42:30 UTC
That's not very user-friendly.  If you want to be 
that way about it, why not get rid of all sidebar 
links?  There are currently 15 of them, taking up 
screen space on every page I view... and I use 
fewer than a third of them.

"Having to scroll through my bookmarks" to visit 
frequent links is also not fun (:  The code-free 
alternative isn't to use bookmarks, but to edit my 
own CSS file -- however, considering the # of 
active editors who have their own private "useful 
links" wiki-template, and don't know how to hack up 
CSS, I am sure that this would be a well-received 
enhancement.
Comment 3 bdk 2005-11-12 14:04:16 UTC
see [[Bug 3062]], could be seen as a related idea concerning this request
Comment 4 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-11-12 15:06:06 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> see Bug 3062, could be seen as a related idea concerning this request

adjusted link:

bug 3062: Flexible Sidebar Management
Comment 5 Rob Church 2005-12-15 20:00:18 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 724 ***

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