Page MenuHomePhabricator

Page sections can generate duplicate IDs, which makes TOC unable to reference them
Closed, DuplicatePublic


Each section of a page gets a unique HTML id in their header based on the section header text. If there are multiple sections with the same header text, the second ID gets a _2 suffix, the third a _3 suffix, etc. That's good, but it causes a conflicting ID when there's another section with the same header text and a " 2" suffix, etc.

The problem, apart from the duplicate HTML id, is that the TOC is unable to link to one of those sections.

This problem is common on english wiktionary, because they have duplicate section names very often: They use "Etymology" for each language, and if one language have several homonym terms, one is named "Etymology", the second "Etymology 2", etc.


Galician->Etymology has the same ID than Latin->Etymology_2

Catalan->Etymology_2 has the same ID than Dalmatian->Etymology

See also: T7019, T2111, T4831

Event Timeline

Ciencia_Al_Poder raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.
Ciencia_Al_Poder updated the task description. (Show Details)
Ciencia_Al_Poder subscribed.

Whoops, yes. I was searching a lot on phabricator trying to see if a report already existed, but I was unable to find it :( I was pretty sure it had been reported already. Merging them...