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Bug 26765 - Add option to require CAPTCHA to perform edit
Add option to require CAPTCHA to perform edit
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 18110
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
AbuseFilter (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Andrew Garrett
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2011-01-17 03:27 UTC by Nakon
Modified: 2011-02-08 21:56 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Nakon 2011-01-17 03:27:23 UTC
I'd like to see an option to require than an editor pass a captcha challenge in order to commit an edit.  This would help us cut down on spambot edits while allowing legitimate use if a filter may affect regular editors
Comment 1 Krinkle 2011-01-17 09:11:42 UTC
Already existant, as also used by Wikipedia:
* http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ConfirmEdit

After installing you can configure (read the Extension: page) who needs to captcha and who doesn't.

If you prefer to support the [[reCAPTCHA]] initiative check out:
* http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ReCAPTCHA (read from top to bottom if you have problems)

If support with these extensions is needed, leave a message on their Extension_talk: page or join #mediawiki on irc.freenode.net [0]

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Krinkle

[0] http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/IRC#.23MediaWiki
Comment 2 Krinkle 2011-01-17 09:46:17 UTC
Re-opening. I didn't read the opening post good enough. I thought the request was a way to get a captcha at all for certain editors (not certain edit*s*).

But a way for abusefilter to trigger a captcha is interesting and useful!
Comment 3 MZMcBride 2011-01-17 09:47:05 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 18110 ***

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