Last modified: 2007-04-11 14:34:23 UTC
MediaWiki:Upload-url points by default to 'Special:Upload'. On Commons, I want
to change it to 'Commons:Upload' for English interface only.
I created MediaWiki:Upload-url/xx for all language codes, and made them say
'Special:Upload'. Then I changed MediaWiki:Upload-url to 'Commons:Upload'. But
it changed the link target for ALL language interfaces.
So it seems that the Upload-url/xx pages are being ignored. see e.g.
(Most ug messages are not defined, so they default to English)
This messages behaves inconsistently when compared with the other messages in
mainpage, welcome-url, portal-url, village pump-url, helppage, contact-url.
If this behaviour is not changed, then it means the Commons interface can't be
updated for English without updating it for all other language interfaces. This
is very painful for a multilingual wiki which nonetheless has a large
Based on my understanding of
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:%24wgForceUIMsgAsContentMsg I changed the
Note this is not a default message created by MediaWiki. It's one we invented to
move the upload link from the toolbox to the sidebar, which probably (?)
explains why it was never whitelisted.