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Temporarily disable 'Link preview' feature
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Disable the 'Link preview' and then add it to a feature branch. We will resurrect this at a later date.

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Renaming to Hovercards would at least give product consistency..

Change 227748 had a related patch set uploaded (by Florianschmidtwelzow):
Move quickLookup to beta and rename to Hovercards

@bmansurov can we play with this somewhere before promoting to beta? Also, I think event logging akin to what they have done in apps (check with @Dbrant) is a crucial blocker to successful promotion to stable.

@KHammerstein: (Obama's page)

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@JKatzWMF: Yes, you can test it on your phone by going to and swiping over a link.

@KHammerstein & @bmansurov The change above ( fixes the white "X" (close) button to, that should be black :)

Note swiping doesn't seem to work on ios for me or desktop browsers so you'll need an Android device...

Yes, I forgot to apply your patch, @Florian.

Change 231699 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jdlrobson):
Temporarily kill hovercards until we can work out the behaviour

Jhernandez edited projects, added MobileFrontend; removed Readers-Web-Backlog.

Change 227748 merged by jenkins-bot:
Rename quickLookup to Hovercards

How is this going? Moving to next sprint's code review to give it eyeballs!

Jdlrobson renamed this task from Promote 'Link preview' to beta to Temporarily disable 'Link preview' feature.Aug 28 2015, 9:14 PM
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This is a technical task.

I've created the Hovercards epic (T111329) to track reasoning around and design/eventual resurrection of the hovercards feature.

Change 231699 merged by jenkins-bot:
Temporarily kill hovercards until we can work out the behaviour