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Check for login on Special:CreateItem
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Description

Check for login on Special:CreateItem to avoid users entering new items and afterwards being informed they first have to login and having to reenter everything.


Version: master
Severity: normal

Details

Reference
bz41882

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 12:49 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz41882.
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aude added a comment.Nov 8 2012, 11:49 AM

On wikidata.org, IP users (logged out) can create items. We should check permissions though and if a user is blocked.

wikidata-bugs wrote:

Change Ie181b413: (Bug 41882) Added checks for permissions and blocked status

The same check should be performed on Special:SetLabel, etc..

Change I13718798: (Bug 41882) Followup for restrictions for special pages

  • Bug 40201 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
  • Bug 43298 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

So what is the deal here now?

this is still open. we have to insert a check for sufficent user rights in Special:NewItem and Special:NewProperty BEFORE the form is shown.

  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 43024 ***