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[testwiki-wmf.36] 'Add links' intro popup is present on View history and in Read mode.
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  1. Click on one of the SE 'Add links between articles' (AI) on Special:Homepage.
  2. When the Add links popup will be displayed on the article - click through the screens to "Get started"(and click on it) or click "Skip all".
  3. Click on 'View history" - the intro will be present. Click "Skip all" again.

Screen Shot 2021-03-25 at 3.45.40 PM.png (574×1 px, 164 KB)

  1. Click on 'Read' - the intro will be present again.

Screen Shot 2021-03-25 at 3.45.56 PM.png (643×1 px, 152 KB)


  • the order of the steps #3 and #4 is important - if after step #2 click on 'Read' - the intro won't be shown.
  • "Don't show again" box works - the intro will not be shown after clicking in the check box.

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Currently the onboarding dialog is shown whenever ext.growthExperiments.SuggestedEdits.Guidance.js is loaded and suggested edit session has taskData. This probably should be limited to once per suggested edit session (tracked separately from "Don't show again" preference).

Change 674986 had a related patch set uploaded (by MewOphaswongse; author: MewOphaswongse):
[mediawiki/extensions/GrowthExperiments@master] Add a link: only show onboarding once per session

Change 674986 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/GrowthExperiments@master] Add a link: only show onboarding once per session

The issue is fixed in betalabs - will check after wmf.37 deployment