[Mediawiki-l] Link list on page

Douglas Fields dpfields at mac.com
Sun Feb 13 19:36:48 UTC 2005

Hi Ulf,

If you ever figure it out, please post what you had to do, no matter 
how complex. This is a feature I've always liked, but never wanted to 
get down and dirty to do.



On Feb 13, 2005, at 1:27 PM, Ulf Clausen wrote:

>>> It would be great to have the results of "whatlinkshere" as
>>> cross-references at the bottom of every page. I tried to include the 
>>> page
>>> as a template, but this will still only give me the link to
>>> "whatlinkshere" instead of the actual linking pages. Any idea how I 
>>> could
>>> get the links on the same page?
>> Maybe you should have a look into SpecialPage.php and
>> SpecialWhatlinkshere.php
>> for inspiration. I think (!) it's basically creating a SpecialPage 
>> object
>> and execute() it.
>> untested:
>> include_once("includes/SpecialPage.php");
>> $sp = new SpecialPage("Whatlinkshere");
>> $sp->execute();
> Excuse my lack of knowledge, but how and where do I include this code 
> into my pages so it gets executed?
>>> And while I am writing: Is there a way of telling mediawiki to open
>>> external links in a new window? I have tried everything to persuade 
>>> the
>>> parser to accept the HTML code "target=_blank", but failed.
>> in the head:
>> <base target="_blank" />
> Assuming I am editing the pages via the frontend - how do I actually 
> include something in the head when the pages are actually  generated 
> dynamically?
> Thanks, Ulf
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