Remove "Remember my login"-option from the preferences
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Description

In the User profile options in the preferences, we have the checkbox: "Remember my login on this browser (for a maximum of 30 days)"

Why ? Does anyone use that ? What's wrong with checkbox on the Login page ? Is it just that we don't persist the 'last' choice on the login page ?

Seems rather overkill to me, definitely clutters the preferences and possibly it is confusing to users ?


Version: 1.23.0
Severity: normal
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=67133

bzimport set Reference to bz52342.
TheDJ created this task.Via LegacyJul 31 2013, 7:59 PM
bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJul 31 2013, 8:03 PM

swalling wrote:

Good call. The duplicate preference there makes no sense, and the contextually correct place to put this choice is on the login form.

01tonythomas added a comment.Via ConduitNov 9 2013, 1:27 PM

I would like to work on this bug. Please assign it to me.

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitNov 10 2013, 2:42 PM

Change 94614 had a related patch set uploaded by 01tonythomas:
Removed 'Remember my login' option from the Preferences page

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/94614

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitApr 17 2014, 5:02 PM

Change 94614 merged by jenkins-bot:
Removed 'Remember my login' preference

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/94614

Seb35 added a comment.Via ConduitApr 18 2014, 8:09 AM

Thanks a lot for stating and resolving this bug. I always found strange to see this preference depending of a cookie/local environment/browser.

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitMay 21 2014, 3:24 PM

Change 134615 had a related patch set uploaded by Krinkle:
Removed 'Remember my login' preference

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/134615

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitMay 21 2014, 3:34 PM

Change 134615 merged by jenkins-bot:
Removed 'Remember my login' preference

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/134615

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