Special page to view the html text generated by wikitext
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Description

Create a special page (either in core or as an extension) which lets you view the html generated by the wikitext.

  • You have a wikitext form, like the action=edit one, and a «Preview» button.
  • When you click on that «Preview» button, instead of being shown the equivalent html rendered, it is shown inside a textearea.

Version: 1.23.0
Severity: enhancement
Whiteboard: gci2013

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Could be added on to special:expandtemplates

To be honest, I just usually hit view source...

To be honest, I just usually hit view source...

Yes, I want something a bit less technical :)

Special:ExpandTemplates is now in core (bug 28264), too.

This would be rather easy to do, assuming we want to do it :) I see no reason why we couldn't add a checkbox there.

Change 102121 had a related patch set uploaded by Theopolisme:
Add raw HTML output functionality

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/102121

Change 102121 merged by jenkins-bot:
Add raw HTML output functionality

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/102121

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