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Search placeholder text flashes on mobile view (FOUC)
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Description

When loading a MobileFrontend page on my phone, the content is visible for a few seconds, and then the page loads and the following things happen:

  • The search box changes from being empty to containing a "Search Wikipedia" placeholder.

Video of loading an MF page in portrait mode:

Event Timeline

Change 273542 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jdlrobson):
Shift placeholder text from JS to PHP again

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/273542

Florian closed this task as Resolved.Feb 27 2016, 3:39 PM
Florian assigned this task to Jdlrobson.

Hmm, @gerritbot hasn't announced that the change was merged :)

Merged patch set did not list this bug.

ah, damn, thanks for the info :)