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Add <references /> to the Cite menu for non-Citoid wikis
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It's logical for people who want to add a reflist to look into the Cite menu. For non-citoid-enabled wikis, please add "Insert reference list" to the end of the Cite drop-down.

It's true that most pages only end up with one reference list, but this location would make it easier for people to add that one, especially on small Wikipedias, where editors may create many very short articles in a single day. Cite > Insert references list is both easier to find and faster than Insert > More > Scroll down > References list.

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I don't understand why this would only be for non-Citoid wikis?

Jdforrester-WMF changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Aug 2 2016, 7:02 PM

It's not clear where to put it/find it in the three-tab dialog box used by Citoid. But "right there at the end of the list" is the obvious place for the non-Citoid menu.

The current state of affairs does have an advantage: if you edit a wiki with VE, "insert reference list" is always in the same place. Making this change would be confusing for anyone who edits multiple wikis if their Citoidyness varies.

DLynch, I'll accept having it in both locations.

Aklapper changed the task status from Stalled to Open.May 29 2020, 2:15 PM

The previous comments don't explain what/who exactly this task is stalled on ("If a report is waiting for further input (e.g. from its reporter or a third party) and can currently not be acted on"). Hence resetting task status.

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