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alt attribute for Wikipedia wordmark has html in it on mobile site
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The wikipedia mobile site has the following html in the footer:

<li id="footer-info-mobile-switcher"><h2><img src="/static/images/mobile/wikipedia-wordmark-en.png" alt="Wikipedia&lt;sup&gt;®&lt;/sup&gt;" height="15" width="97" /><sup>®</sup></h2>

With images disabled (on my browser), this creates output like:

Wikipedia<sup>®</sup>®

[The last ® being superscript].

This looks rather silly. There is no ® even in the image. It shouldn't be in the alt text, and definitely shouldn't be there twice.

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Bawolff created this task.Mar 10 2016, 8:54 PM
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Jdlrobson triaged this task as Low priority.Mar 14 2016, 5:11 PM
Jdlrobson added a project: good first bug.
Jdlrobson moved this task from Backlog to Bugs on the MobileFrontend board.Mar 16 2016, 9:42 PM
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Jhernandez raised the priority of this task from Low to Normal.Jul 7 2016, 4:12 PM
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Change 304961 had a related patch set uploaded (by Bmansurov):
Remove trademark symbol from logo image alternative text

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/304961

phuedx added a subscriber: phuedx.Aug 16 2016, 12:24 PM

There's a minor documentation tweak required and then 304961: Remove trademark symbol from logo image alternative text can be merged.

Change 304961 merged by jenkins-bot:
Remove trademark symbol from logo image alternative text

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/304961

bmansurov removed bmansurov as the assignee of this task.Aug 16 2016, 5:33 PM
bmansurov added a subscriber: bmansurov.

To test please visit https://en.m.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org/wiki/Main_Page and inspect the logo or disable the images and refresh the page.

phuedx assigned this task to dr0ptp4kt.Aug 18 2016, 5:48 PM
dr0ptp4kt closed this task as Resolved.Aug 22 2016, 8:13 PM

Signing off.