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Special:UserRights should inform whether the change was successful or not
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Currently, after changing the groups of a user, there is no message for the user saying that it was or wasn't successful (e.g. something similar to how Special:Preferences shows MediaWiki:savedprefs when the user changes his preferences). The only indication is a new entry in the log which appears at the bottom of the page.

This was requested by @FcoLeonSaudanha at


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He7d3r created this task.Jun 22 2015, 3:46 PM
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Scrolling down the page and checking rights log is enough IMO.

Adding such a message would make it consistent with Special:Revisiondelete and Special:Preferences, in that there is some confirmation on the top of the page for any successful/failed action. And consistency is good for users.

Aklapper triaged this task as Low priority.Jun 30 2015, 2:43 PM
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Florian claimed this task.Oct 9 2015, 9:38 PM

Change 244811 had a related patch set uploaded (by Florianschmidtwelzow):
Show a confirmation message on Special:UserRights

Change 244811 merged by jenkins-bot:
Show a confirmation message on Special:UserRights

Florian closed this task as Resolved.Oct 14 2015, 10:13 AM