Provide a count in Special pages that list articles/pages (e.g. special:whatlinkshere)
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Author: stanley

Description:
similar but not the same to Bug 1212

Please provide count of total articles linked to this foo template in
Special:Whatlinkshere/Template.

Usefull for ex: information about how many stub articles, how many
need_for_translation articles, how many NPOV articles, how many need_improved
articles etc..


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Cleanup-spam

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bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitDec 28 2005, 1:24 AM

stanley wrote:

I will use this bug to request also for count of total articles in special pages
which has list of articles, such as Special:Wantedpages,
Special:Wantedcategories and Special:Uncategorizedpages. I found that special
pages will inform the correct count of articles if the count is <1000 (look
http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Istimewa:Deadendpages) but it will failed to inform
the count if the count is>1000 (look
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Deadendpages&limit=1000)

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJan 16 2006, 1:52 PM

chris.mckenna wrote:

changed summary to reflect that this isn't just about one special page, but all
special pages that list articles

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitMar 22 2007, 10:26 PM

yonatanh wrote:

Also, it might be good to have it number the links like it does here
(http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:BrokenRedirects&limit=500&offset=0).
This is already implemented in Special:BrokenRedirects (as well as the number of
entries on the special page being shown at the top) but not in
Special:Protectedpages for example.

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitApr 19 2007, 4:27 PM

russblau wrote:

Comment #3 could be accomplished simply by (a) changing the <ul></ul> tags
around the list of links to <ol></ol> or (b) giving the <ul> element
a "class=something" attribute so that users could change the display in their
personalized .css files. And doing that would probably accomplish most of what
the original report was looking for.

Peachey88 added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 23 2009, 11:19 PM
  • Bug 11228 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Peachey88 added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 23 2009, 11:19 PM
  • Bug 17644 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
demon added a comment.Via ConduitMar 5 2009, 3:20 AM

(In reply to comment #0)

similar but not the same to Bug 1212

Please provide count of total articles linked to this foo template in
Special:Whatlinkshere/Template.

Usefull for ex: information about how many stub articles, how many
need_for_translation articles, how many NPOV articles, how many need_improved
articles etc..

This should already be long since done, unless I'm greatly misunderstanding the request. Special:WhatLinksHere lists transclusions, redirects to and actual pagelinks to the target. It can be filtered by all 3 (although that is more recent).

(In reply to comment #1)

I will use this bug to request also for count of total articles in special pages
which has list of articles, such as Special:Wantedpages,
Special:Wantedcategories and Special:Uncategorizedpages. I found that special
pages will inform the correct count of articles if the count is <1000 (look
http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Istimewa:Deadendpages) but it will failed to inform
the count if the count is>1000 (look
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Deadendpages&limit=1000)

This is just a longstanding issue of Special pages being database heavy. On WMF sites, many of these are cached at 1000 entries per-batch. Not ideal, but whatever. Not a part of this bug (there's probably several bugs out for this and related problems).

Comment 3 is out of scope of the original request (and I'm not 100% sure what is being asked there). I think we can mark this thing FIXED.

demon added a comment.Via ConduitMar 5 2009, 3:22 AM

Doofus. I see what's going on. Reopening.

Jidanni added a comment.Via ConduitJan 26 2010, 12:28 AM

All I know is I vow to clean up all the spam on Wikipedia,
so I go to
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Cleanup-spam
but I can't tell if there are 66, 666, 6666, 66666 spams I should clean up.

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