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Moving a page lowers the number of articles on Special:Statistics
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Description

Check the number of articles and total number of pages in Special:Statistics
Μove (rename) a page in main namespace.
Number of articles is minus 1. Number of pages is (correctly) +1 (the created redirect).
Every time you move an article, the number of articles goes -1. The expected is to be the same (except if moved to another namespace).

Reported and checked in elwiki.

Event Timeline

geraki created this task.Dec 30 2018, 5:20 PM
Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptDec 30 2018, 5:20 PM
Aklapper renamed this task from Moving a page lowers the number of articles to Moving a page lowers the number of articles on Special:Statistics.Dec 31 2018, 8:20 PM
Aklapper edited projects, added MediaWiki-Special-pages; removed MediaWiki-General.

Also see T66333 for the past.

geraki added a comment.Jan 4 2019, 1:46 PM

Note: Not only in Special:Statistics but everywhare (the API, the magic word {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}})

Basically the change is done on table site_stats, so it is reflected everywhere...