[Mediawiki-l] External vs Relative links question

Alex Le Bek alex at alexlebek.com
Tue May 15 12:11:59 UTC 2007


Thanks! Great when you know how!

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The {{SERVER}} variable can help you with that. You'd use 
[{{SERVER}}/com/mydir/somefile] and when you move to a new domain the 
variable will change.

~Daniel Friesen of The Gaiapedia and Wikia Graphical Entertainment Project



Alex Le Bek wrote:
> I have installed a wiki as part of my website tree. I need to refer to
pages
> (eg film clips) outside of the wiki installation but within the domain of
> the website. Is there a way to do this with relative path syntax 
> eg. [../mydir/somefile] ! 
>
> I do not want to hard code [http://www.mydomain/com/mydir/somefile] as I
> will be moving the wiki to a different domain (but with the same directory
> structure) which I would like to do without having to rename all the
links.
>
> Any thoughts most welcome!
>
>                              Alex
>
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