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Regression: Refresh icon in SpecialPage:Nearby not working
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Description

When you load this link on the web browser https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Nearby, you see the interesting location nearby you and when you refresh the using the refresh Icon, it ends up with a blank page, no location are being shown again.

It shows that the refresh button seems not to be working correctly.

Expected: When clicking the marker the results should refresh using an updated location of the user.

Event Timeline

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Results after refreshing the page using the refresh button is:

Jdlrobson renamed this task from Refresh icon in SpecialPage:Nearby not working to Regression: Refresh icon in SpecialPage:Nearby not working.Feb 9 2016, 9:43 PM
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bd808 triaged this task as Medium priority.Feb 10 2016, 6:13 PM
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Change 269835 had a related patch set uploaded (by Bmansurov):
Fix the refresh button on Special:Nearby

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/269835

Change 269835 merged by jenkins-bot:
Fix the refresh button on Special:Nearby

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/269835

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I deployed 269835 to the staging node and added the following to /vagrant/settings.d/10-MobileFrontend.php:

$wgMFNearbyApiEndpoint = 'https://en.m.wikipedia.org/w/api.php';

With that done the refresh button on Special:Nearby works as expected.