[Mediawiki-l] Automatic Index

umut d. udemirhan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 18:56:49 UTC 2006


I guess I have to read more documentation :)

Do I still need this extension if I give up "RANDOM" and show only 5
articles from each category?

On 3/28/06, Rob Church <robchur at gmail.com> wrote:
> Write an extension that adds a custom tag which, when rendered, picks
> the random articles and outputs links to them. Be aware that this
> would make the page uncacheable, which could be a killer for popular
> sites. Then again, it might not be a bad idea to skip cache
> invalidation and have the list updated every-so-often, i.e. when the
> cache expires.
>
>
> Rob Church
>
> On 28/03/06, umut d. <udemirhan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am pretty new to mediawiki, sorry for everything.
> >
> > I read documentation, checked google but could not find an answer.
> >
> > I have 4 main categories. I want to show 5 random articles from each 4
> > categories on my Main Page.
> >
> > How can I do this?
> >
> > Thank you...
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