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Thanks a lot for helping but that doesnt seem to solve
1) About page refresh : when I type
It attempts to create a new page with title "TestPageAlok?action=purge"
When I try "127.0.0.1/index.php?action=purge" it seems to refresh my home page.
I hadn't considered that you might be running without the short URLs
turned on. You need to add "&action=purge" instead of
When building a URL query string, everything before the first "?" is the
path to the script and everything after the first "?" is part of the
query string. Individual query parameters are broken up by "&", so the
query "title=TestPageAlok&action=purge" means ask for pages with title
of "TestPageAlok", and ask for the special action "purge".
2) I tried to run the modified script that you gave...
but it still
gives the same output. Do I have to type anything fancy in my test
page to invoke the extension ? so far I am just using
Now it is impossible for me to know whether this is because of caching
or because my extension is still incorrect.
Try adding the "&action=purge" and see if that gives you the expected
The worst part is that mediawiki has been annoyingly
silent about any
errors it might have encountered (despite enabling
Check your server logs, e.g. on Apache/Linux check for errors in the
Ross McKay, Toronto, NSW Australia
"The chief cause of problems is solutions" -Eric Sevareid