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Special:NewPagesFeed redlink color is non-standard
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Reported by @Hey_man_im_josh on Discord

Steps to replicate the issue (include links if applicable):

What happens?:

  • Link to their userpage is #ff4242

What should have happened instead?:

  • Link to their userpage is #ba0000. For reference, other wiki redlinks are also #ba0000

Software version (skip for WMF-hosted wikis like Wikipedia):

Other information (browser name/version, screenshots, etc.):

Event Timeline

Reading T288739#7365516 and T299793 it seems like #dd3333 is the default Wikimedia color for redlinks, but Vector 2010 has an override to #ba0000 for historical reasons. I guess we should be following the Vector 2010 override if that's the skin the user is using?

Scardenasmolinar changed the task status from Open to In Progress.Aug 17 2023, 2:48 PM
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Change 951198 had a related patch set uploaded (by Scardenasmolinar; author: Scardenasmolinar):

[mediawiki/extensions/PageTriage@master] Change red link color in Vector legacy

Change 951198 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/PageTriage@master] Change red link color in Vector legacy