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General fixes moves {{short description}} out of [[WP:ORDER]]
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As reported on my talk page, as per [[WP:ORDER]] the correct order is:

  1. Short description
  2. Hatnotes
  3. Deletion/Protection tags (CSD, PROD, AFD, PP notices) - etc.

However; as seen in https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dave_Walker&curid=154509&diff=945593802&oldid=941899669 AWB general fixes is changing the correct order to an incorrect order, by moving the hatnote above the short description.

This order was changed on July 15, 2019 in https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia%3AManual_of_Style%2FLayout&type=revision&diff=906408183&oldid=906190242 by User:RexxS.

Discussion of the order can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Manual_of_Style/Layout#Where_to_put_{{short_description}}

I'm concerned that this impacts all AWB bots, and hope that it can not only be fixed quickly, but a new version of AWB can be published quickly as well.

Thanks!

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RexxS added a comment.Mar 15 2020, 5:30 PM

Thanks for the report. I don't think it's urgent or crucial, but it would save some to-and-fro on-wiki as editors change back and forth between the two versions. Since applications that reveal the short description such as the "Wikipedia App" render it immediately below the article title and before any other content, I think it makes sense to match that order in the wiki-text. It's a small issue, but would benefit from attention at some point in the future.

Rjwilmsi closed this task as Resolved.Mar 22 2020, 5:03 PM
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rev 12363 Meta data sorter: {{short description}} above dablink per MOS:ORDER