Talk:Tidbits

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Revision as of 17:41, 17 December 2008 by Quetzilla (Talk | contribs)

Shouldn't Tips and Tricks redirect to Category:Tips and Tricks? I know the content is here, but that only matters for people who've seen that page before, whereas the lack of redirecting to the actual Tips and Tricks cat seems like a bigger issue.
--Quetzilla 06:02, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

The thread points to the Tips And Tricks page - other than that, I don't think anyone will come across the page. The only links are from the Main Page Talk and Community Portal discussions. A search for "Tips" or "Tricks" won't bring it up, either (though it will bring up the Tidbits page; oddly enough, it won't bring up the Tips and Tricks category... I tried to fix it, but will have to look into it further).
--Haama 07:12, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
When I do a search for Tips or Tricks it brings up the Category and this talk page.
--Qazaaq 08:35, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
But if you search for Tips and Tricks, it brings up Tidbits, but NOT Category:Tips and Tricks. Moreover, the main page index Tips and Tricks link points to Tidbits instead. If we're using Category:Tips and Tricks, Tips and Tricks should redirect to that, regardless of the thread, because otherwise it's confusing and nonsensical. If we want people to use the tidbits page, it should be linked to prominently, but not indirectly. Perhaps it could use a section after Mod Tools in my Main Page layout proposal
The issue with tidbits is that it's primarily going to be used by people who are editing the wiki, rather than users. If you don't know where to put something put it in Tibits (so you're already editing the wiki), and once it's there, it's up to people like us to put the tidbits in the right places. Which means it's not somewhere the average user will be looking very often.
--Quetzilla 21:41, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
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