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Remove "Remember my login"-option from the preferences
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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: T69133: $wgDefaultUserOptions['rememberpassword'] = 1 stopped working in 1.23



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 22 2014, 2:08 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz52342.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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