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Bug 20116 - "Username:" entry box on Special:NewPages looks like Log In box
"Username:" entry box on Special:NewPages looks like Log In box
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
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: Lowest trivial (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: accessibility
Depends on:
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Reported: 2009-08-07 20:08 UTC by Dan Jacobson
Modified: 2010-02-06 04:14 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Dan Jacobson 2009-08-07 20:08:56 UTC
Users report to me that they thought the "Username:" entry box on Special:NewPages was some kind of Log In box.

Therefore please add some words like on Special:RecentChanges where it says 'Show new changes...',
or Special:AllPages where it says 'Display pages starting at', so the user can know this is a searcher type function, and not some Log In box.
Comment 1 Karun 2010-01-22 08:18:13 UTC
Im not sure this is actually a bug with MediaWiki. If this page is supposed to provide search capabilities, then it could include a message stating Namespace and Username are search criteria.

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