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Bug 5466 - Add "suggest redirect" option to article not found pages
Add "suggest redirect" option to article not found pages
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
unspecified
Macintosh All
: Low enhancement with 3 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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: 9051 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-04-05 18:19 UTC by Josh
Modified: 2011-04-14 15:14 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Josh 2006-04-05 18:19:08 UTC
In the following two situations,
 
* Search results when "No page with that title exists" (e.g.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search?search=z-transforms&go=Go)
* When trying to go directly to a non-existent page via a bookmarklet, e.g. from
the URL bar ("http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%s" ->
"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z-transforms")

It would be nice to have an option to suggest a redirect target to an existing
page.  For example, there is no page titled "Z-transforms" but there is a page
titled "Z-transform".  It would be useful for later searchers to be redirected
automatically or be given a "Did you mean..." link.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2007-02-21 17:31:34 UTC
*** Bug 9051 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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