Community Wishlist Survey 2017/Watchlists/Automatically watch pages containing specific string

Automatically watch pages containing specific string

  • Problem: There may be some pages you want to follow automatically after they've been created. For example on Meta-Wiki you would like to follow all the new Tech News (like Tech/News/2017/46) or on Wikipedias some project pages like "Requests for adminship" or pages that have a "(2017 movie)" in their title. Now you can only add them on your watchlist manually, but if there is an option to automatically add all pages for example starting with "Tech/News*" to your watchlist it would be very handy.
  • Who would benefit: Users who want to follow new pages they are interested of.
  • Proposed solution: Add an option to add strings of page titles that would be automatically followed after pages are created.
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