[Mediawiki-l] Detecting presence of an anchor?

Jean-Lou Dupont jeanlou.dupont at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 15:59:46 UTC 2007

Daniel Barrett wrote:
> When you link to an article that doesn't exist, the link appears in red.
> Is there a similar way to display whether a page anchor exists?  For
> example, if you link to [[mypage#myanchor]], can it be colored
> differently if "myanchor" does not exist on page "mypage"?
> DanB
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To the best of my knowledge, this would require an extension that sifts 
through the html output
of the parser and makes the appropriate changes such as adding 
'class="new"' to the relevant

The extension would need to hook-up to 'parser after tidy' (assuming one 
cares about parser caching).


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