MediaWiki: Block confirmation screen can be confusing
completed by: Mateusz Maćkowski
mentors: Quim Gil
MediaWiki core has this little problem that you could fix:
Steps to reproduce: *Be an admin *Go to Special:Block *Block yourself *You should then have a confirmation screen. At the top in red it tells you are you sure, in order to continue you have to click the checkbox at the bottom This could be unclear. User's may think they just have to click OK again to get through the screen, and not see the extra checkbox. The most straightforward way to fix this would be to do 2 things: *Change the red are you sure message to mention: "If you are sure you want to do this, check the confirm block checkbox below" *Make the label for the confirm block checkbox be bold in order to draw attention to it. The bolding should probably be accomplished via CSS in a separate file. It should probably be in a CSS file that is loaded just on Special:Block, not in the site wide css (i.e. Add a css file to the mediawiki.special.block resource loader module). There are probably other ways to improve the usability of this forum. If you have a different idea for how to make it better, don't hesitate to do that instead of what I suggested above.
Bug 58783 - Block confirmation screen can be confusing
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