Extension talk:ArticleFeedback

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Can not see any question?

2 (talkcontribs)


i installed this extension for 6 times, but i does not work correctly. I can not see any question at the end of the page? What should i do?

Thank you.

Regards, Ronny <wikieditor-toolbar-tool-file-pre>noquestionshown.jpg]] (talkcontribs)

BUT i see a box and on the right is the text "why can i see that?" (or in german "Warum diese Frage?")

Regards Ronny

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Rate sections rather than full articles?

Waldyrious (talkcontribs)

This video at 15:51 claims full articles are the wrong unit of information to review, but smaller units like sections would be better suited for that. Any thoughts?

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Creating a warning message for low-rated articles

2 (talkcontribs)

Hey everybody,

We're running a Wiki in which (predominantly) students work on articles on scientific subjects. The articles are then used e.g. in student papers. We combined ArticleFeedback with quality criteria to ensure that the articles are of a certain quality (which allows you to use them in an academic context).

We now have - as usual in a Wiki, I suppose - some brilliant articles and some empty 'zombie files'. We don't want to delete them manually, but we want to use ArticleFeedback in the header of each rated article to display its quality. Is it possible to display the graph which ArticleFeedback creates or could we also use a text (e.g. 'Please consider this article's low rating. If you want support the Wiki, you can easily rework it.')?

Thank you for your help!

Reply to "Creating a warning message for low-rated articles" (talkcontribs)

can it run on my own mediawiki to rate MY ARTICLES? i don't want it to send reports to wikipedia.

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Enable Article Feedback Tool

Raoli (talkcontribs)

How can I enable "Article Feedback Tool v.4" on it.wikivoyage? Thanks

Jasper Deng (talkcontribs)

When your community has consensus, file a bug at Bugzilla requesting that the extension be installed.

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Calculate average rating?

Stefahn (talkcontribs)

Is it possible to calculate an average rating out of the four different ratings?
Do I need to access the database to do so?

I would like to show one rating (as a semantic property) in search results - so that visitors can quickly see how good articles are...

Thanks for any advise!

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Change the size or make it collapsable

Alan Liefting (talkcontribs)
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Disable Article Feedback for anonymous users

DheerajKumarBit (talkcontribs)


I wanted to disable this extension for anonymous users because an anonymous user can rate an article multiple times with deleting his/her cookies. I have disabled it for anonymous users with adding a condition in ext.articleFeedback.startup.js but i hope there should be a way to disable it in LocalSettings.php

I don't want to change code of the extension for this because it will make difficult for me to upgrade this extension. So, I request the developing team to make available configuration variable which can make this disabling easy.


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update.php does not create the proper tables

5 (talkcontribs)

Hi, when I enable the ArticleFeedback extension in my LocalSettings.php file and then run update.php, it borks at:

A database query syntax error has occurred. The last attempted database query was: "SHOW INDEX FROM `article_feedback`" from within function "ArticleFeedbackHooks::loadExtensionSchemaUpdates". Database returned error "1146: Table 'courses_wiki.article_feedback' doesn't exist (localhost)"

What exactly is the proper sequence for installing this extension?

Retrothe80sninja (talkcontribs)

Had a similar issue. Initially happened when viewing Special:ArticleFeedback (I enabled the dashboard in the extension settings first.) Checked the MySQL database, the specified table did not exist although 6 others did. Running update.php again produced the error reported above. Better installation instructions would be appreciated.

Mediawiki 1.18.1 PHP:5.3.8 (Apache2handler) MySQL: 5.5.16 (talkcontribs)

Same issue here. Anyone happens to have fixed the problem? This is the output of update.php (I've ran it more than once)

php maintenance/update.php MediaWiki 1.19.0 Updater

Going to run database updates for mw794-u3c_ Depending on the size of your database this may take a while! Abort with control-c in the next five seconds (skip this countdown with --quick) ... 0 A database query syntax error has occurred. The last attempted database query was: "SHOW INDEX FROM `u3c_article_feedback`" from within function "ArticleFeedbackHooks::loadExtensionSchemaUpdates". Database returned error "1146: Table 'mw794.u3c_article_feedback' doesn't exist (localhost)"

Peculiar Investor (talkcontribs)

I found a workaround that seems to work

cd /path/to/your/wiki/
cd extensions/ArticleFeedback/sql
mysql -Dwiki_db < ArticleFeedback.sql

Then run update.php per the installation instructions.

Retrothe80sninja (talkcontribs)

This seemed to fix any SQL errors. The dashboard seems to work properly now as well (although it has no data yet). Still can't get the ratings widget to appear on pages but I suspect it's an issue with JavaScript rather than the extension itself.

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Katkov Yury (talkcontribs)

How hard is it to backport this extension to MW 1.17? Where in theory should I start?

He7d3r (talkcontribs)

I don't know, but the devs closed Bug 30885 (Make AFT fully compatible with MW 1.17) as WONTFIX.

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