Also with regard to the 100% contribution which appears for the member that changed the title.
The system doesn't transfer the ownership of contribution to the member who does the renaming of articles. Existing contributions are maintained in the newly created article name.
Well, you're right that it shouldn't, but there is a bug here, because it is: Old Town of Caceres
It probably won't be till tomorrow till I get around to a fix for this and the case-sensitive issue. I know how to resolve both, but not enough time during this weekend.
Ok, well I managed to get the fix in place for the contribution not being calculated correctly. That should be ok now.
Will try and tackle case-sensitivity problem tomorrow. Run out of time to do it with sufficient precaution today.
Alright, the case-sensitivity problem should be fixed now too. I've manually tidied up the UNESCO World Heritage List links. It's possible that a few others touched in the last couple of days would show as not having content when they in fact do. A quick edit of that article should fix the problem.
Well, small issue to raise re consistency of article title. So my understanding is, try to use the English form as much as possible. I guess what it's called in local language can be written within the article, so there's no issue on that.
But say, as I've been working on articles in Brittany - I've just wrapped up Nantes and was going to start writing on Mont St Michel. Then I realised linking to "Brittany" doesn't work, as the article of the title has been given as "Bretagne" instead. Then I noticed that "Normandy" is written in its French form too, as "Normandie".
I don't want to try if I can change those titles myself (I probably can't anyway). Can someone please change them so that for future linking, people won't always have to specify it as, say, [ [Brittany|Bretagne] ], and newbies are not confused as to why Brittany as an article is empty?
(I hope I'm making sense)
Actually, after some thinking, because I can also see why the original author of the articles named them as Bretagne and Normandie (if in keeping with consistency of naming the various administrative regions in France), I have a fresh question.
Is there a way to create a redirect of any links for Brittany straight to Bretagne, and similarly Normandy to Normandie? So that regardless why if an author writes in his/her article between the two spellings, they'll still both go to the same page?
Yes, redirects are perfect for such things. I've just added one to the Brittany article. You can have a look at it to see the code http://www.travellerspoint.com/guide/Brittany&redirect=false/ (adding on that "&redirect=false" bit ensures the redirect doesn't actually happen). If you look at the code you'll see what it looks like.
The button for adding it when editing an article is the little green arrow. You can also find it in the code snippets further down the page.
Just on a side note and in respect to your first question:
You can change title yourself, but please don't do this too much/often, and surely not without asking other people, certainly not those people that created or contributed to that article.
Ah that's cool, the redirect is perfect. And now I can stay far far away from title changes. I don't want to break anything in the guide, even if accidentally.