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Add lists of favourite and recently-used templates below search form
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Feature summary (what you would like to be able to do and where):

When the TemplateWizard dialog is first opened there's lots of empty space below the search form. This could be used to list favourite and recently-used templates. Then, on the template form itself, there could be a heart icon to mark a template as a user's favourite. Recently-used ones would be those that have recently been inserted by the user using TemplateWizard.

Use case(s) (list the steps that you performed to discover that problem, and describe the actual underlying problem which you want to solve. Do not describe only a solution):

People often use the same template again and again while editing (e.g. text formatting, licence tags, or citations) and to get to these they have to start typing the template name every time. Often the template name is not obvious, and people have to go to a separate help page or category to look up the one they want.

Benefits (why should this be implemented?):

It will make it easier and quicker to use templates.

Other information:

A similar feature has been requested for the VisualEditor template-insertion form: T55590: VisualEditor: Provide some kind of template suggestion in the transclusion editor

This task is related to the 2023 Community Wishlist Survey, wish #11: Quickly add favorite and related templates

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