GSoC/GCI Archive
Google Code-in 2013 Wikimedia

Make SetSiteLink special page retain POSTed information on error

completed by: Jared Flores

mentors: Addshore, Lydia Pintscher

The Wikibase extension ( that runs ) has a special page called SetSiteLink which can be see at or for testing at

When POSTing bad information to the special page an error is shown but the data is no longer retained in the html form. The task is to make the form retain this information after errors are displayed.

See this bug report for more information / queries.

Students are required to read Wikimedia's general Instructions first. Patches should be submitted to Gerrit and reference the bug report in the commit message.