[Mediawiki-l] Internal link with query string?

Gary Kirk gary.kirk at gmail.com
Fri May 4 16:04:46 UTC 2007


Use {{fullurl:Page name|action=edit|section=new}} (example parameters).

On 04/05/07, Daniel Barrett <danb at vistaprint.com> wrote:
> What is the right way (in wikitext) to produce an internal link with a
> query string?  I am trying to make a link to a custom special page that
> accepts query parameters:
>
>   Please visit our [[Special:Foobar?arg=$1|new special page]].
>
> but unfortunately this link renders as:
>
>   http://mywiki.com/wiki/Special:Foobar%3Farg%3D%241
>
> with the "?" turned into %3F, so it isn't recognized as a query string.
>
> If I use an external link instead:
>
>   [{{SERVER}}/wiki/Special:Foobar?arg=$1 new special page]
>
> this breaks when $1 contains whitespace.
>
> Thanks,
> DanB
>
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