On 27/02/2012 20:21, Frank Xu wrote:
I'm working on setting up a wikipage for my
research lab and our tech support
gave us the interface of mediawiki. Due to the university constrain rules, I
cannot access the backend files such as configure php files etc. However, I have
such a function that need to be implemented. There is a publication page which
contains all the publications we had the lab. My boss asked me to make it:
1. edit once affect everywhere;
This is how wikis work !? Isn't it?
2. can be sort by time or authoer name or type
(conference, journal, thesis.);
Here is the answer:
3. can be colored by different publication type;
Seems feasible with CSS.
4. can be referenced in each person's wikipage but
only with a subset of the
publication list (the paper appears in one's page only if he/she was the author
of the paper. Thus, it creates synchronize challenge with goal 1.)
Is possible by playing using template (with a parameter indicating the
filter) and the parser functions (hope this is installed on your
I know that we could create a mysql database and use
php files to do that
(exactly what we did before.)
I know it is too much to ask, but I'm really dancing with the "handcuff" on
since I cannot access the backend and only via the mediawiki interface. Are
there any other ways to finish this task?
Any suggestions are appreciated.
This Mailing-list is not focused on Mediawiki Online usage. mediawiki-l
) might be a better choice.