Since my other email bounced (?) i'll send as a link, we probably wouldn't
want to stack the action buttons, but do something closer to this.
Steven, if its an either or kind of think (which is unclear even though it
says "fill one of the fields" ) then a combined field would certainly be a
What is the error state for when you do a password reset for an account
with a username with no email associated?
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On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Steven Walling <swalling(a)wikimedia.org>wrote;wrote:
On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 7:49 PM, S Page <spage(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
A while back I made
to add the
"vform" layout (vertically-stacked using Agora buttons) to the HTMLForm
class, and Matt Walker just merged it (thanks!). Forms using HTMLForm can
choose this layout and then they'll resemble the Login and Create account
As a demonstration the patch changes Special:PasswordReset to use this
layout. It only takes a couple of lines to convert a form:
$form->setDisplayFormat( 'vform' );
// Turn the old-school line around the form off.
$form->setWrapperLegend( false );
Cool! Thanks S and Matthew. I assume this update will ride the train out
to production today? If so, I'll announce.
Obviously this hints at future improvements we could make to this form.
For instance: why don't we combine the fields and just say "Username or
email address"? Having two fields where you really only need one stinks. If
it's technically a bear to combine the fields to accept either type of
input, perhaps a radio button to select email or username, with one input
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