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Bug 9079 - Auto-add 'welcome' message to usertalk page on first edit
Auto-add 'welcome' message to usertalk page on first edit
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 4914
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2007-02-23 18:56 UTC by Jamie Hari
Modified: 2007-03-07 09:32 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Jamie Hari 2007-02-23 18:56:49 UTC
I notice that with almost every installation of MediaWiki, including Wikipedia,
admins add nice, friendly little welcome messages to users' talk pages upon
their first edit.

While it is a nice touch to add it manually and sign your name to it... Wouldn't
it be MUCH more efficient to have the system do this automagically?

You could simply have the system add the {{welcome}} template, assuming it
template contains appropriate links to a place where the newbie can ask for
help, there should be no reason for manual intervention.
Comment 1 Raimond Spekking 2007-03-07 09:32:31 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4914 ***

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