Page MenuHomePhabricator

[Task] Improve the ArticlePlaceholder documentation
Open, Needs TriagePublic

Description

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ArticlePlaceholder should be polished. A better understandable text, the dependencies should be up to date and so on.

Event Timeline

Imported as https://codein.withgoogle.com/tasks/5724147925647360/ - Happy to act as a proxy so I explicitly wrote that You *must* use the linked Phabricator task for communication with your mentors as some of the task mentors are not registered here on the GCI website.

@Aklapper @Ladsgroup @Lucie
Is this still needed? It seems @SamanthaNguyen has recently made some pretty comprehensive edits to the documentation since this was imported. https://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Extension:ArticlePlaceholder&action=history
Thanks!

@MtDu The edits are pretty nice already, but if anyone could go further over the text and improve it in general, that would be amazing. I don't think it's really helpful as is.
Thanks!

Oh hey, I didn't know this ticket existed - at the time I was just going through updating extensions in this category:
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Category:Extensions_used_on_Wikimedia

I can look more over it tomorrow :)

Sounds great! Another thing, I have on my todo list since forever is to add a list of Wikipedias, where the extension is deployed. They are all mentioned here for example: https://grafana.wikimedia.org/dashboard/db/article-placeholder

Sounds great! Another thing, I have on my todo list since forever is to add a list of Wikipedias, where the extension is deployed. They are all mentioned here for example: https://grafana.wikimedia.org/dashboard/db/article-placeholder

Let's please only link to this. Otherwise this will get out of date quickly and hurt more than help.

Kristian.reyes added a subscriber: Kristian.reyes.

Working on this as part Write The Docs SF.

AkayaMcE added a subscriber: AkayaMcE.

Working on this page as part of Write The Docs Meetup.

Hey, i was wondering if this task is still incomplete if so, I may look into mentoring this for GCI 2017.

(For Google-Code-in-2017 the current task description would require an update what's left to do, seeing the latest comments in this task. Plus not sure if this would require some deeper understanding of the MediaWiki and/or the extension, and steps what I'd be supposed to do exactly?)

@AkayaMcE: Thanks for your edits on https://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Extension:ArticlePlaceholder&action=history
I am resetting the assignee of this task because there has not been progress lately (please correct me if I am wrong!). Resetting the assignee avoids the impression that somebody is already working on this task. It also allows others to potentially work towards fixing this task. Please claim this task again when you plan to work on it (via Add Action...Assign / Claim in the dropdown menu) - it would be welcome! Thanks for your understanding!