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Jeffmcneill (Jeff Mcneill)
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User Details

User Since
Apr 13 2017, 3:04 PM (372 w, 5 h)
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Recent Activity

Apr 19 2017

Jeffmcneill added a comment to T13130: Provide a preference to disable the CharInsert tool, to save users' bandwidth.

This can be managed with CSS. Is there an easy way to make a checkbox that would then enable/disable additional CSS for a user?

Apr 19 2017, 5:27 AM · MediaWiki-Core-Preferences, CharInsert, MediaWiki-Page-editing
Jeffmcneill added a comment to T74420: Turn hit counters (which were removed in 1.25) into an extension.

Just a comment in case people think they need this: Users like it, but that can end in gaming the system with page clicks/reloads for "favorite pages". PIWIK is an open source analytics package that can be installed on the same server (uses PHP), and works quite well. For admins needing to know use trends and navigation flow, this tool can provide a lot of useful data.

Apr 19 2017, 3:37 AM · MediaWiki-extensions-HitCounters, MW-1.26-release, WMF-deploy-2015-06-30_(1.26wmf12), Patch-For-Review, MW-1.25-release

Apr 13 2017

Jeffmcneill added a comment to T136821: Offer a mechanism not to serve a fatal error when trying to load a non existing extension.

I get this failure using the Purge extension. If I load with:

Apr 13 2017, 3:12 PM · MediaWiki-Configuration