[Mediawiki-l] Creating a page

Fred Bauder fredbaud at ctelco.net
Thu Feb 9 15:03:11 UTC 2006


If I understand, which I may not, you could create  links to the  
references by doing this:

==References==
#[[Reference:Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Decline and Fall of  
the Roman Empire]]
#[[Reference:The Hobbit|The Hobbit]]
#[[Reference:Red Spy Queen|Red Spy Queen]]

That gives individual sources. Perhaps you want to put all references  
on one reference page:

==References==
*[[Reference:References for Empire|References]]

Having created those links, clicking on one will take you to the  
blank page ready for editing or, if it was already created, to that  
page.

Making Reference:pagename does add the page to that namespace.

Fred

On Feb 9, 2006, at 7:28 AM, Amruta Lonkar wrote:

> I want to create page and talk page for references that get added  
> to any
> article. I have done the code where you can add a new reference and  
> save it in
> the database. I have also created a separate reference and  
> reference talk
> namespace.
>
> At the end of the article i am showing a list of references, now i  
> want this
> to actually be the link to the reference page. Once the user clicks  
> on the
> link it hsould take him to that reference page and show a standard  
> box which
> shows the reference information. Also how to add a page in the  
> namespace. Does
> doing Reference:pagename add the page to that namespace?
>
> Thanks,
> Amruta
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