When the precise search term was not found, desktop MediaWiki search results include a red link using which a new article can be created:
Such a red link doesn't appear on the mobile search results. We should add one so that people can more easily create pages from mobile.
Note: there are two different search experiences on mobile: JS and non-JS. The non-JS experience is shared between desktop and mobile and as such any updates will need more consideration. It has its own task here: [will add link].
|current desktop||current mobile||proposed mobile|
This will require changes to the SearchOverlay a component using inheritance right now. While that code remains in that form this may work against our removal of technical debt so we may want to stall this until that happens.
Showing the red link on https://en.m.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?search=Fooassa&title=Special%3ASearch&profile=default&fulltext=1&ns0=1
involves removing the CSS rule: .mw-search-createlink the red link drawer will then work
Sign off steps
- Unstall T219654