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Blue edit button

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The blue edit button in monobook is a common customisation in several wikis.



The idea, in the early days of the editor retention discussions, was that it was not obvious enough that wiki pages were editable, since the "edit" button is not so visible.



Several wikis have made the background of the "edit" button in MonoBook blue, including:

  • French Wikipedia (fr.wiki)
  • Greek Wikipedia (el.wiki)
  • Polish Wikipedia (pl.wiki)

Some also made the text bold, to make its white font stand out more in the blue background.

Some other wikis have adopted different solutions:

  • nds.wiki has a dotted margin and makes the button itself larger