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Bug 2955 - Portal as per preference as Main Page
Portal as per preference as Main Page
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-07-25 03:48 UTC by Adam Jones
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:04 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Adam Jones 2005-07-25 03:48:30 UTC
This feature would give users the choice to display a particular WikiPortal
instead of "Main Page" upon entering the URL of the project. So, for example,
upon trying to get to en.wikipedia.org I would see WikiPortal Art (soon,
Portal:Art) straight away, instead of "Main Page". Presumably, I would input my
choice at User Preferences.
Comment 1 Jason Spiro 2006-01-25 00:47:22 UTC
> Presumably, I would input my choice at User Preferences.

Or we could programmatically add a checkbox to the bottom of each page in the
Portal: namespace saying "Take me directly to this page each time I visit
www.wikipedia.org". Brion, although I'm sure you'll think such a checkbox would
be horrible UI clutter, :) I think it would be worth it. It would be make it far
easier for computer novices to set the preference.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2006-01-25 10:32:16 UTC
I'm gonna axe this one on the basis that every browser known to mankind supports
fully user-customizable bookmarks, while user preferences don't help when you're
not logged in yet. :)

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