[Mediawiki-l] Interwiki Links and wanted Pages

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 21:02:24 UTC 2008

Schmid, Wolfgang wrote:
> 1st:
> Typically I use [[w:de:pagename]] to access the german wikipedia.
> This link is expanded to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/de:pagename which
> is redirected to
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/pagename and works well.
> There's another shortcut 'de' in interwiki.sql which I want to use and
> which should be expanded 
> to http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/  (the last URL above).
> When I use [[de:pagename]] to link to the german wiki no link to the
> foreign page (empty string) is shown in my wiki.

Maybe it's appearing on the left sidebar? Use [[:de:pagename]] for an 
inline link.

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