Last modified: 2013-01-17 13:21:22 UTC

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Bug 43939 - HTML markup shown in "Username taken in unified login" message error
HTML markup shown in "Username taken in unified login" message error
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User login and signup (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
: easy
Depends on:
Blocks: messages
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Reported: 2013-01-13 21:03 UTC by Michael Jackson
Modified: 2013-01-17 13:21 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---

Screenshot of described error. (19.04 KB, image/png)
2013-01-13 21:03 UTC, Michael Jackson

Description Michael Jackson 2013-01-13 21:03:55 UTC
Created attachment 11623 [details]
Screenshot of described error.

While working at ACC on the English Wikipedia, I came across an expected error. While the error was fine, the message itself needs to be fixed as the link is shown improperly. I have attached a screenshot and the text of said error is pasted here:

The requested username is already taken in the <a href="">unified login system</a>. Please choose a different name.
Comment 1 Valerie Juarez 2013-01-16 05:28:44 UTC
How did you get that error message? Did you try to create an account with a username that already exists? I tried to go to the English Wikipedia account creation page ( and replicate the error, but it's not the same.

Please post the address of the page where you got this error, and steps to reproduce it. It would help a lot, thanks.
Comment 2 Nemo 2013-01-17 13:21:22 UTC
I'll ask to delete [[MediaWiki:Centralauth-account-exists]].

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