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Allow hiding logged-in users, bots and patrolled pages on Special:Newpages
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Author: thuejk

As discussed at <a
village pump</a>, it would be nice if it was possible to only show anonymous
created pages at special:newpages.

When the patrol feature was turned on it was also irritating that it wasn't
possible to insert text at the top of special:newpages for explanation.

The attached patch does
*Make it possible specify hideliu, hidebots, hidepatrolled as URL parameters,
and via an interface at special:newpages.
*Insert a short text at top of special:newpages.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement


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Add Chrome for Android to the list of supported basic browsersrepos/ci-tools/browserslist-config-wikimedia!13volker-eadd-chrome-android-T340172main
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use timestamp as image tagrepos/sre/miscweb/statictendril!3jeltotimestamp-build-tagmain
builds-api: Create GET /build endpointrepos/cloud/toolforge/builds-api!28raymond-ndibeadd_get_builds_endpointmain
fix image build for statictendrilrepos/sre/miscweb/statictendril!2jeltoblubber-targetmain
Add statictendril miscweb static site to projects listrepos/releng/gitlab-trusted-runner!30dzahnmainmain
Update README.mdrepos/sre/miscweb/statictendril!1dzahndzahn-main-patch-92112main
page_content_change: retry requests on missing contentrepos/data-engineering/mediawiki-event-enrichment!62gmodenapage_change-add-badrevisionmain
Customize query in GitLab

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 8:10 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz1401.

thuejk wrote:

Implement hiding bots, logged in edit, and patrolled edits at special:newpages

attachment newpages.diff ignored as obsolete

Eugene.Zelenko wrote:

This feature was requested again on

Will be useful to add all latest enchancements from Special:Recentchanges
(show/hide own edits, anonymous edits) too.

thuejk wrote:

If somebody with SVN/CVS write access would actually read/commit the file then I
would consider updating it. I received no reaction here to the patch when I
submitted it 2 years ago, until your comment.

ayg wrote:

*** Bug 6899 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Prodego wrote:

*** Bug 10689 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Of course this patch would have to be modified to work against the current codebase (as opposed to 2 years ago), but this appears to be good work and should be implemented.

ayg wrote:

The patch is not clean. It would be easier to review if it didn't make multiple changes unrelated to the actual bug. That said, this should not be terribly difficult to do, assuming the query isn't slowed down by the added conditions.

Created attachment 4208
Another patch, for MW 1.11

Okay, another patch for MediaWiki 1.11. I think about interface same with Special:Recentchanges


Fixed in r26978, r27106, r27204