Talk:Structured Discussions

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Wkee4ager (talkcontribs)

Hi! I was recently renamed globally, but the structured discussion board at no:User Talk:Abuluntu was not moved automatically. I have disabled the beta function in my settings, but would like the board archived under my new talk page. Is anyone able to help me?

Wkee4ager (talkcontribs)

Trizek I spotted your name in another relevant discussion similar to this, maybe you could help?

Wkee4ager (talkcontribs)

Problem solved, no further need of assistance

Trizek (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Glad to know that you found a solution! Let me know if you need anythings else.

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Undo conversion of testwiki user talk page to Flow

SD0001 (talkcontribs)

On testwiki, I accidentally enabled the "Structured Discussions on user talk" beta feature which converted my talk page to Flow. Is there a way to undo that?

Disabling the beta feature didn't work. Trying to change the content model from Special:ChangeContentModel also didn't work.

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Making VisualEditor Default Inside Flow

TitusiMW (talkcontribs)

How do you make visual editor default inside Flow instead if wikieditor.

I have VE set as default on main namespace but I still get wikiteditor as default in flow talk pages.

Spas.Z.Spasov (talkcontribs)

Just switch to VE, create a new topic or a reply and next time it will be the default editor.

Alsee (talkcontribs)

To be more specific:

  • I'm virtually certain that the initial default is VE.
  • After that, Flow remembers and defaults back to whatever editing mode you used(*) last time.

(*) In order to "use" a mode you need to make some sort of change in that mode, and click save. Typing in wikitext mode, switching to visual, and saving with no new changes, would count as wikitext mode.

Trizek (WMF) (talkcontribs)

@TitusiMW, you mean in a Wikimedia wiki, or in a third-party wiki?

In a Wikimedia wiki, you have to switch to visual editing mode and the wiki remembers this choice. In another configuration, it may be different.

Paulgina911 (talkcontribs)

That's true

Daylen (talkcontribs)


Instructions on how to switch from the source editor to the wikitext editor while using Flow
TitusiMW (talkcontribs)

My question was for a private hosted wiki. I understand how to switch between modes. I woould like to make VE default for all users of my wiki. Is there a way to do that?

Alsee (talkcontribs)

I wish you luck with that. We have been asking the WMF for a way to make wikitext the default, and the WMF doesn't want to fix the dysfunctional "start in an effectively random mode" design.

Wargo (talkcontribs)

Set order in wgFlowEditorList

Spas.Z.Spasov (talkcontribs)

Hi, @Wargo, could you provide an exact example?

TitusiMW (talkcontribs)

@Wargo I dont think that really works. I already have

$wgFlowEditorList = array( 'visualeditor', 'none' );

But this only makes VE available. WikiEditor is still the default editor until each user specifically switches to VE.

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Change Database name and user

Sdorpl (talkcontribs)

How can I change the database name in FLOW?

When i change DBuser and DBname in LocalSettings seen error.

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Structured Discussions for all pages with a given prefix?

Evolution and evolvability (talkcontribs)
Emojiwiki (talkcontribs)

Thats per-wiki. You can set a namespace's default content model to Flow, without changing any settings on Flow extension itself, or having any fixes.

Emojiwiki (talkcontribs)

if you mean "prefix" (not namespaces), you can make a bot to do that. API is always your friend.

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Not create new flow when try to access unexist headers

Emojiwiki (talkcontribs)
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not activated auto due to my username change?

Ashtamatrikas (talkcontribs)

my wikdata:User talk:Ashtamatrikas wikidata usertalk is showing default talk page instead of structured discussions. my username was changed couple of days back. is this normal? should i disable and renable again to activate?

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Confirmation for sending Thanks

RZuo (talkcontribs)

i did not want to thank a user but i mistook the button for reply button! Extension:Thanks requires confirmation before sending. why is it not the case for "flow"?!!!

AKlapper (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Feel free to unthank. And this has nothing to do with Flow at all.

RZuo (talkcontribs)

there's no button to unthank as far as i can see.

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it seems there is a problem.

Bmt3s (talkcontribs)

it seems there is a problem, see the history it Edit random Talk Users Pages and creates copy of it self, see (this1) is even old user who got changed Talk page by the bot. more ex. (this2) (this3)

AKlapper (WMF) (talkcontribs)

It's unclear what the problem is. A list of steps would be welcome, as steps.

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Structured Discussion not working on some of my wikis

Aquacryst (talkcontribs)
AKlapper (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Nothing is wrong, I'd say. :) Structured Discussions it is not enabled on all wikis.

Aquacryst (talkcontribs)

I get it. But other users in those wiki sites have this feature; that's why I wonder whether I did it wrong or some setups that need to be done.

ExE Boss (talkcontribs)
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