(Consider this a Template:Edit fully protected request, in Wikipedia parlance...)

The first preference item recommended in § Hints and Tips, enabling section [edit] links, is no longer an available setting in the current MediaWiki installation. It should probably be removed to avoid confusion.

20:35, 9 July 2020

Yes, you are right. I have removed the item - thanks for reporting this.

10:37, 10 July 2020