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Link `Special:Gadgets` from `Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-gadgets` by default, so curious folks could find gadgets' source code
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...and explain that Special:Gadgets allows you to find the codebase of gadgets.

Some pages already have that as a custom message, e.g. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-gadgets defines in https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Gadgets-prefstext the sentence:

<small>Local [[Commons:Administrators|administrators]] can edit the [[MediaWiki:Gadgets-definition|definitions]] and [[Special:Gadgets|descriptions]] of available gadgets. The numbers of users for each gadget on this wiki is listed at [[Special:GadgetUsage|Gadget usage statistics]]. [[MediaWiki talk:Gadgets-definition|Suggest further gadgets …]]</small>

Originally brought up in T234661#5660742

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This is already linked:

Below is a list of special gadgets you can enable for your account.
These gadgets are mostly based on JavaScript, so JavaScript has to be enabled in your browser for them to work.
Note that these gadgets will have no effect on this preferences page.

Also note that these special gadgets are not part of the MediaWiki software, and are usually developed and maintained by users on your local wiki.
Local interface administrators can edit the [[MediaWiki:Gadgets-definition|definitions]] of available gadgets, and local administrators can edit their [[Special:Gadgets|descriptions]]. The numbers of users for each gadget on this wiki is listed at [[Special:GadgetUsage|Gadget usage statistics]].

… so my edit just note the availability.

Change 565440 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jforrester; owner: Jforrester):
[mediawiki/extensions/Gadgets@master] Note that Special:Gadgets provides source code even if you're not a sysop/i-admin

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/565440

Change 565440 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/Gadgets@master] Note that Special:Gadgets provides source code even if you're not a sysop/i-admin

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/565440