[Mediawiki-l] Any way to link directly to account creation page??

Dan Davis hokie99cpe+wiki at gmail.com
Fri Oct 20 15:10:37 UTC 2006


On 10/20/06, Dan Davis <hokie99cpe+wiki at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 10/20/06, Metaspheres <metaspheres at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have tried to link to [[Special:Userlogin&type=signup]] but this never
> > works. MediaWiki returns with a "No such special page" error. Ironically
> > when I enter this link directly in the address bar there is no problem. Is
> > there anything that I need to do in order to link to the account creation
> > page from within articles?
>
>
> Try this:
>
> [{{fullurl:Special:Userlogin|type=signup}} Create an account]
>
> Dan



Also meant to include this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Variable

Dan



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