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Encode '/' as part of the {{*E}} magic keywords like PAGENAMEE
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The encoded titles like {{ARTICLEPAGENAMEE}} cannot be used in constructing URLs when they are used as part of the PATH rather than QUERY, because the '/' symbol is not escaped, thus breaking the URL's structure. This is highly useful for RESTy APIs like page views. See T129346 for an example.

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Yurik created this task.Mar 14 2016, 6:15 PM
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matmarex renamed this task from Encode '/' as part of the {{*EE}} magic keywords like PAGENAMEE to Encode '/' as part of the {{*E}} magic keywords like PAGENAMEE.Mar 14 2016, 6:17 PM
Yurik added a comment.Mar 14 2016, 8:00 PM

Come to think of it, encoding '/' alone might not solve the problem. wfEscapeWikiText() escapes a lot more characters, and the '/' is only the more obvious one. Others include square brackets [ and ], ampersands, etc. We need a clear way to url PATH-encode article's title. Any suggestions?

{{urlencode:{{ARTICLEPAGENAME}}|PATH}} is the way to do (but not for ', see T18474 or T69196 for similar problems)

{{ARTICLEPAGENAMEE}} must be useable for linking to wiki pages, so it have to encode same thing than mediawiki does - that is not /

ARTICLEPAGENAME returns many characters as HTML encoded, so this is not an