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Seachbox autocomplete suggesting redlinks
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To reproduce on the English Wikipedia: type "help:wikitable" in the searchbox. You'lI see two suggestions: Help:Wikitable (a redirect) and Help:Wikitable sortable (a redlink with no history).

Wikipedia user PrimeHunter figured out why this happens: "Wikitable sortable redirects to Help:Sorting so it looks like a bug for cross namespace redirects. Watched article redirects to Help:Watchlist, and Help:Watched article also shows up in search suggestions."

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@jonkerz Thanks for the report! This appears to be a duplicate of T115756, so I've merged them together.