Release status: beta
|Description||Automatic correct case mistakes.|
|Author(s)||Martin Tournoij (Carpetsmokertalk)|
|Latest version||1.0 (2015-02-02)|
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This is really much more sane than the default case-sensitivity.
This implements the "Auto redirect option" from Case sensitivity of page names:
|“||Automatically redirect to a page that has same spelling but different capitalization (have the computer do the disambiguation pages when a spelling doesn't match an existing page)
Negatives: Performance and possible search engine duplicate content penalties caused by MediaWiki's redirection mechanism.
My response to that:
- It's one very simple query, the performance hit should be almost unnoticeable for most sites.
- The user having to figure out the correct URL is often more of a performance hit, not to mention a huge usability hit. Plus these are the sort of responses that can be cached very well in Varnish or whatnot.
- A 301 "Moved Permanently" redirect should be fine for search engines.
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called