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Attempting to add category triggers TypeError: this.getTagName
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Description

When attempting to add a category using Visual Editor it fails to search for the appropriate category as I type in the text. As a result I cannot select the category or add it.

Looking in the console I see that I get a TypeError: this.getTagName each time it attempts to search for matching categories.

To reproduce go to e.g. wmse:User:André_Costa_(WMSE)/category_bug
Click page alternativescategoriesenter "Wikispeech 2016"

Event Timeline

Change 354440 had a related patch set uploaded (by DLynch; owner: DLynch):
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] MWCategoryInputWidget: missing 'new' for cached redirected optionwidgets

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/354440

Jdforrester-WMF triaged this task as High priority.
Jdforrester-WMF set the point value for this task to 1.
Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from To Triage to TR0: Interrupt on the VisualEditor board.

Change 354440 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] MWCategoryInputWidget: missing 'new' for cached redirected optionwidgets

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/354440