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Remove Wikipedia store link from enwiki
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(Splitting off from T255381.)

Per this RFC, the "Wikipedia store" link in the sidebar should be removed on the English Wikipedia. (As a temporary measure, the link has been hidden with CSS.)

According to @Pppery at T255381#6225398 , this can be accomplished by setting $wmgUseWikimediaShopLink to false.

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Evrifaessa triaged this task as Medium priority.
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LGTM. I'll directly remove 'enwiki' => true from wmgUseWikimediaShopLink since the default value is false.

Change 628521 had a related patch set uploaded (by Evrifaessa; owner: Evrifaessa):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Removing Wikipedia store link from enwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/628521

I uploaded the patch, but don't really know if this is the real solution. Default value is false, and trwiki is not explicitly stated as true, but it seems like it has the shop link in it's sidebar though. So this configuration change may not be the solution by itself.

Update: I found out that the shop link in the sidebar was set in MediaWiki:Sidebar locally, so it has nothing to do with "wmgUseWikimediaShopLink" as Turkish Wikipedians has added the link themselves.

Change 628521 merged by jenkins-bot:
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Removing Wikipedia store link from enwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/628521

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2020-09-22T11:47:31Z] <lucaswerkmeister-wmde@deploy1001> Synchronized wmf-config/InitialiseSettings.php: Config: [[gerrit:628521|Removing Wikipedia store link from enwiki (T262329)]] (duration: 00m 57s)

I deployed the config change, but the link is still there in the DOM (and continues to be hidden with CSS). I don’t know why.

@Lucas_Werkmeister_WMDE Seems to be gone for me (checking page source). Maybe it just took a bit of time to take effect?