[Mediawiki-l] Automatic Index

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 22:32:44 UTC 2006


You'll still need an extension, yes.


Rob Church

On 28/03/06, umut d. <udemirhan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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