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  1. AliceWyman 5116 posts
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    This article is one of a small number of "Troubleshooting" and "How to" articles that didn't get migrated correctly to add a ShareArticle short link, when bug 766394 was deployed.

    See bug 766394 comment 20 from Joni:


    Joni Savage 2014-07-14 20:22:02 PDT

    Thanks for all your work on this. Alice noticed that a few articles didn't get a new shortlink after the share template was deleted. Should we add them manually or is there an easy bug fix for this?

    Here's the thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/knowledge-base-articles/710484

    The articles with missing share links are:

    There might be more, but I haven't gone through the whole list yet.


    One error in the above comment: The markup for the now non-working (empty) ShareArticle template was NOT removed from the above three articles, like it was for the other migrated articles. Note that the "migration" edits were reverted in bug 1038236 so the template markup was added back to all the articles from which it was removed.

    In any case, short links are optional. The Short links are optional section of Write articles for the Knowledge Base needs to be updated, since the template is now empty. If anyone wants to add a short link to this article it will probably have to be added manually.

    This article is one of a small number of "Troubleshooting" and "How to" articles that didn't get migrated correctly to add a ShareArticle short link, when [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=766394 bug 766394] was deployed. See [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=766394#c20 bug 766394 comment 20] from Joni: ----- Joni Savage 2014-07-14 20:22:02 PDT Thanks for all your work on this. Alice noticed that a few articles didn't get a new shortlink after the share template was deleted. Should we add them manually or is there an easy bug fix for this? Here's the thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/knowledge-base-articles/710484 The articles with missing share links are: * https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-update-to-the-new-firefox-sync * https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-to-make-new-firefox-look-like-old-firefox * https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/installing-thunderbird-on-mac There might be more, but I haven't gone through the whole list yet. ----- One error in the above comment: The markup for the now non-working (empty) [/kb/templatesharearticle ShareArticle template] was NOT removed from the above three articles, like it was for the other migrated articles. Note that the "migration" edits were reverted in [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038236 bug 1038236] so the template markup was added back to all the articles from which it was removed. In any case, short links are optional. The [/kb/how-to-write-knowledge-base-articles#w_short-links-are-optional Short links are optional] section of [[How to write Knowledge Base articles]] needs to be updated, since the template is now empty. If anyone wants to add a short link to this article it will probably have to be added manually.
  2. AliceWyman 5116 posts
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    (For the record) The fix for this bug apparently resolved the problem since this article now has a "Share" link:

    (For the record) The fix for this bug apparently resolved the problem since this article now has a "Share" link: *[https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1062466 Bug 1062466 - Short link wasn't added to a new article