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Infobox caption causes visual glitches on mobile web
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The <caption class="fn"> (name) of the infobox on while on mobile web is glitchy and causes visual glitches.

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/61.0.3141.8 Safari/537.36

Can be replicated in Windows 10, Chrome 61 on


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Jdlrobson renamed this task from Infobox causes visual glitches on mobile web to Infobox caption causes visual glitches on mobile web.Jul 11 2017, 9:29 PM
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Same issue is happening when in a private window, so not a custom userscrpt eller gadget causing this.

The only extentions I have in my browser when incognito is:

  • Instapaper 2.0.3 (ldjkgaaoikpmhmkelcgkgacicjfbofhh)

but I tried turnng it off, and still get this issue, so probl. not an issue on my side.

ovasileva triaged this task as Medium priority.Jul 17 2017, 4:41 PM
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@ABorbaWMF - could you try reproducing this across browsers/devices?

Hello, this one is a little strange. I cannot reproduce this on any simulated devices, but I can reproduce it using a desktop browser and the mobile site URL. So far this happens only with Opera.

Simulated devices


ovasileva lowered the priority of this task from Medium to Low.Jul 21 2017, 5:43 PM

Change 373623 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jdlrobson; owner: Jdlrobson):
[mediawiki/skins/MinervaNeue@master] Caption should inherit background from table

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I was able to narrow this down to a rule in MediaWiki:Mobile.css:
With that eradicated I was seeing:

This is easily fixed by:

Change 373623 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/skins/MinervaNeue@master] Caption should inherit background from table