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Screenshot of the VectorSearchNav-script (version 1.0.4).

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This script puts the searchbar in the left column in the Vector-skin.


  • Paste this code in common.js on your local wiki, or in global.js on Meta to use it everywhere you go:
The [[File:Krinkle_VectorSearchNav.js]] line is used for statistics.
  • Done :-)

If you encounter any issues, please let me know!

Install as Gadget

(These instructions are for sysops who can edit in the MediaWiki:-namespace)

  • Copy the the Install snippet to your wiki's MediaWiki:Gadget-VectorSearchNav.js (just like when you would install it in your user script)
  • Create MediaWiki:Gadget-VectorSearchNav with something like the following:
Put the searchbar in the left column (Vector-skin). 
  • Then add a line in MediaWiki:Gadgets-definition somewhere with:
    * VectorSearchNav[ResourceLoader]|VectorSearchNav.js 


If you experiences any issues, have suggestions for how something could be better, have a good idea for a feature request – or want to report a bug ? Please leave a message on my Tools-talkpage.

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