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Langlinks [edit] link should point to langlinks section of Wikidata
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Description

Clicking the [edit] link at the bottom of the langlinks list in a page should navigate to the language links section of the wikidata page, not to the top of the page.

I think this is a critical usability issue, as users will might not realize they should scroll past all the other facts.


Version: unspecified
Severity: critical
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44876
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45086

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bz44940

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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to High.Nov 22 2014, 1:23 AM
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Yurik created this task.Feb 13 2013, 10:12 AM

Related: bug 45086.

I overlooked this bug as this bug didn't use the phrase "edit links". Hopefully this comment will correct that. ;-)

  • Bug 45626 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
jeblad added a comment.Mar 7 2013, 4:34 PM
  • Bug 45086 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

From bug 45086 comment 0:


I'm not sure if there's already been previous discussion about this. I couldn't
find any.

I think the "Edit links" link from the interwiki links sidebar section to
Wikidata needs further thought. For example, the link "Edit links" from the
"languages" section in the left-hand sidebar section of
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City goes to
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q60.

There's no standard external link arrow icon and the link text ("Edit links")
doesn't make it clear that you're being sent to a separate site (compare "Edit
links on Wikidata" or similar).

Unlike other "edit" links on the page (such as section edit links or the "edit"
tab at the top of the page), this edit link doesn't actually lead to an editing
screen. I think this is also a bit confusing.

Possibly related to this is bug 44994 and the larger ability to edit Wikidata
information "remotely" (i.e., from a domain other than www.wikidata.org).

I'm not sure what thought and discussion has been put into this sidebar edit

link already. I think some further consideration is warranted here.

Yurik added a comment.Mar 7 2013, 6:21 PM

(In reply to comment #4)

From bug 45086 comment 0:

There's no standard external link arrow icon and the link text ("Edit links")
doesn't make it clear that you're being sent to a separate site (compare
"Edit links on Wikidata" or similar).

I agree about the arrow, might make it clearer that its a separate site. As for inline editing, I think this bug is more of a interim solution, before that capability is implemented.

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