On Saturday, 5th August 2006 at 15:35:08 (GMT -0700), Hínandil wrote:
Yes, in MediaWiki 1.5 and higher, it is just as simple
Mediawiki:Sidebar. The pagename is, as you say, "Mediawiki:Sidebar".
Can you offer any explanation on why the page Mediawiki:Sidebar shows
no effect whatsoever on our wiki? Our version is 1.6.8:
Even after you switch to the MonoBook skin, modifying
the MediaWiki:Sidebar page has no effect on the navigation
bar or toolbar.
We've found a workaround, by editing the first few lines
of the (English!) Messages.php file. So, we succeeded
in modifying the links in the navigation panel
the way we needed.
However, we'd still like to insert <hr> (horizontal lines) inside the
navigation panel to subdivide it further, as there are so many links
in it now the panel looks a bit disorganized.
We've found no way to insert <hr> into the navigation panel in the
Classic skin, though. We would appreciate any hint whether this is
One final thing about the left navigation panel and the Classic skin:
when searching the web for solutions on how to modify the URL
associated with clicking the logo, the only solutions offered
were only applicable to the MonoBook skin. We'd like the click
on the logo to redirect visitors to our site's homepage rather
than to the wiki's Main Page. Is there any way to modify
the URL path of the logo in Classic skin?
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