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Category:Expired editnotice[edit]

I notice that editnotices which don't have an expiry time set (e.g. {{Editnotices/Page/Indy Fuel}}) end up in Category:Expired editnotice. I think it would be better if such editnotices (which are possibly/probably intended to be "permanent") were not included in this category, in order to better identify those which do have an expiry time set, which has passed (which are possibly no longer required and are likely candidates for deletion). Thoughts? Also, shouldn't the category name be "Expired editnotices" ? Thanks. DH85868993 (talk) 02:21, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

@DH85868993: Sorry, I didn't notice this post earlier. I noticed this problem too and fixed the {{editnotice}} template. Now the job queue has caught up, I think Category:Expired editnotice is correctly populated with the expired edit notices. Yes, the category name would be clearer with an "s" added. Post at WP:CFD/S? -- John of Reading (talk) 15:34, 13 September 2014 (UTC)
Partly my fault. Three months ago I noticed that although the template had code to detect and categorise expired editnotices, it was never being actioned. I determined and fixed the immediate cause - a missing "s" - with this edit; but overlooked the code four lines below, which also had a missing "s" - it was
|[[Category:Expired editnotice]] <!-- Notice expired -->
but probably should have been
|[[Category:Expired editnotices]] <!-- Notice expired -->
Category:Expired editnotice didn't exist at the time, so I created it. Category:Expired editnotices has never existed. --Redrose64 (talk) 19:53, 13 September 2014 (UTC)
@John of Reading:, @Redrose64: Thank you both for your replies (and your past edits to the template). If one of you could correct the category name in the template (as indicated above) and create Category:Expired editnotices, then once the job queue has caught up and Category:Expired editnotice is empty, I'll nominate it for speedy deletion. Sound good? DH85868993 (talk) 00:00, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
I edited the template and moved the category. The job queue took less than a minute to recategorise all the edit notices, which is encouraging. WP:CSD#C1 does not apply to category redirects, but perhaps Redrose64 would like to G6 the old name. -- John of Reading (talk) 06:35, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. DH85868993 (talk) 11:57, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

Namespace/Template text change[edit]

Hi all,

I have proposed a text change at Template talk:Editnotices/Namespace/Template. Feedback is very welcome.

Sincerely, Taketa (talk) 15:11, 11 October 2014 (UTC)

MediaWiki now has classes for edit notices[edit]

The task phab:T70749 was fixed by gerrit:154397, so maybe we could update this to use the new classes? Helder 15:05, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

  • @He7d3r: Interesting development. Although the added classes are not specific to a particular editnotice, so it can't be used to hide a particular editnotice in css I guess ? But now this can at least be done in js, we could mention this as well. Cenarium (talk) 12:29, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
    • I'm not sure that this is what you're referring to but you can already can hide specific editnotices (as long as they include a css id in {{editnotice}}), for example #UAA-edit-notice { display: none; } (in your .css file) hides the two editnotices at Template:Editnotices/Page/Wikipedia:Usernames for administrator attention. Callanecc (talkcontribslogs) 12:54, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
      • I know, I've added ids myself, but it's not practical since one needs to have an id to start with and then to edits one's own css. Now a user doesn't need a specific id and can hide via js. With those generic ids for every editnotice, I think that we could make a gadget that allows to dismiss edit notices on a per page, per base or per namespace basis. It would add dismiss links, similarly to watchlist notices, handled by MediaWiki:Common.js/watchlist.js. The only thing I'm uncertain about is how to store the info. The watchlist uses cookies, but it wouldn't be permanent. Maybe it could automatically create and update a user subpage such as Special:MyPage/Dismissed editnotices.js (.js only to prevent others from editing it). Cenarium (talk) 13:28, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

Change to Template:Base userpage editnotice[edit]

I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, the edit notice talk pages for user and user talk namespaces are empty and the village pump discussion for the creation seems to be over. The first fmbox on Template:Base userpage editnotice should link to WP:UP and WP:SOCIALNETWORK to give users a better understanding of what is and isn't allowed. What I'm proposing is changing is a place for limited autobiographical and personal content. to something along the lines of is a place for [[WP:UP|limited autobiographical and personal content]], it is '''not''' for [[WP:SOCIALNETWORK|social network content]]. If I put this in the wrong place yell at me on my talk page. PhantomTech (talk) 05:18, 9 March 2015 (UTC)