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Rename the "live preview" feature to reflect what it is (it's inline, not live)
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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptJul 20 2017, 3:07 PM

We can also change the feature from an inline preview to a live preview.

We can also change the feature from an inline preview to a live preview.

If you want to build an extension to do that you're welcome, but it'd crush Wikimedia's servers.

Change 369582 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jforrester; owner: Jforrester):
[mediawiki/core@master] Rename the "live preview" preference to be clearer what it provides

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/369582

Change 369582 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/core@master] Rename the "live preview" preference to be clearer what it provides

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/369582

Jdforrester-WMF closed this task as Resolved.Aug 2 2017, 4:04 PM
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Deskana added a subscriber: Deskana.Aug 2 2017, 4:07 PM

"Use live preview" → "Show previews without reloading the page"

We can also change the feature from an inline preview to a live preview.

If you want to build an extension to do that you're welcome, but it'd crush Wikimedia's servers.

This seems unlikely, given that we already "stash" edits as they are typed (and speculatively parse them) to improve page save times.