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MediaWiki:titleblacklist-forbidden-edit should be displayed before attempt at saving
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Compare the warnings on these two pages (from an account without staff/admin rights):

This page is protected through the TitleBlacklist. [[MediaWiki:permissionserrorstext-withaction]] and [[MediaWiki:titleblacklist-forbidden-edit]] should be displayed upon opening the page in both cases.

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Let me make sure I understand. You're referring to the fact that there are two warnings displayed above the older wikitext editors (screenshot 1, red highlight), but no warnings in the 2017 wikitext editor (screenshot 2)?

Screen Shot 2017-07-28 at 14.51.48.png (1×2 px, 306 KB)

Screen Shot 2017-07-28 at 14.51.40.png (1×2 px, 342 KB)

Schermata 2017-07-28 alle 18.02.06.png (539×1 px, 183 KB)

What I see with my staff account, where I have rights to edit that page.

Schermata 2017-07-28 alle 18.02.32.png (542×1 px, 138 KB)

What I see with my volunteer account, no edit rights AFAIK.

Schermata 2017-07-28 alle 18.03.02.png (597×1 px, 178 KB)

Error I get if I try to make a change with my volunteer account (it explains title is protected).

Let me make sure I understand. You're referring to the fact that there are two warnings displayed above the older wikitext editors (screenshot 1, red highlight), but no warnings in the 2017 wikitext editor (screenshot 2)?

@Whatamidoing-WMF says the answer to this question is yes; in the above screenshot, you get the error when you try and save, but you should see it when you first start editing.

Ammarpad renamed this task from MediaWiki:titleblacklist-forbidden-edit was not displayed, and it should have been to MediaWiki:titleblacklist-forbidden-edit should be displayed before attempt at saving.Dec 3 2019, 7:27 PM