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VisualEditor: Reference is not getting added; cannot save a page after adding an image/template/link in the article in Beta
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Steps to reproduce:

1.Click on the Edit page
2.Select a text or place the cursor at the end of any text
3.Click on More>Reference
4.Click on Insert reference
5.Click on Save Page

Observed Result:
No reference is getting added in the article.

Version: unspecified
Severity: blocker



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Unbreak Now!.Nov 22 2014, 2:26 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz57683.

Test Environment: Betalabs
Browser: Chrome Version 26.0.1410.65 & FF 25
OS: MAC OS X 10. 8. 5
Example Page:

Please note that, this is working fine in Live right now.

(In reply to comment #2)

Please note that, this is working fine in Live right now.

By Live, I meant production in :

  • Bug 57785 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Change 98587 had a related patch set uploaded by Catrope:
Fix JS errors when inserting references

Change 98587 merged by jenkins-bot:
Fix JS errors when inserting references

verified the fix in production

I think this just happened to me on the Danish Wikipedia?
I used my userpage as a sandbox, and the edits in which I tried to add references do not show up in the history, although I managed to save them and also got the message that confirms this.

(For the record, I was trying to reproduce and , where there might be a connection between adding a reference and getting a duplicated infobox).

Moved my comments to bug 59599 and bug 59600.