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Replace [edit | edit source] next to section title with edit pencil at the right end of the line
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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptApr 19 2015, 4:03 PM

We should not move the buttons/links to the right side, or at least not without A/B or usability testing verifying that it doesn't make it less discoverable. (Regardless of whether we have the icon or text.)

The links used to be on the right side until 2013, when I implemented the change that moved them next to headings (T43729). This was motivated by local gadgets on most large wikis displaying them this way already for years (but not enwiki) and ancient usability testing from 2009 (; F117849). More documentation about this change exists at

While I like the icons per se, I find the textual links clearer.
And the new design doesn't seem to tell wikitext and visual editing apart.

TTO awarded a token.Apr 20 2015, 12:05 AM

@matmarex, I'm going to go through the links you pasted.

True @Ricordisamoa, I'll need to add the VE selection

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Volker_E changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Nov 13 2015, 5:51 AM