[Mediawiki-l] gallery of images from a category

Adam Meyer meyer7 at mindspring.com
Sun Jun 29 13:15:26 UTC 2008


I think I can take care of it using an external sql query.  Then just  
have it output the images in a html file. Not the best, but it will  
get the job done.

Thanks for the help!

-Adam


On Jun 27, 2008, at 11:18 AM, DanTMan wrote:

> Again, misunderstanding what the user wants. That grabs a list of  
> images
> which belong to a category. The user wants a list of images inside of
> pages which are inside of the category.
> You would have to do a query for all the pages inside of a category,  
> and
> then do another query for all the images embedded in each of those  
> pages.
>
> For things this complex, it's actually usually better to redesign how
> you actually do things. Using something a bit more semantic or some
> other way of tagging the images themselves would be better than  
> putting
> the image inside of pages inside of a category. It might be good for
> human organization, but it's bad for machines.
>
> ~Daniel Friesen(Dantman) of:
> -The Nadir-Point Group (http://nadir-point.com)
> --It's Wiki-Tools subgroup (http://wiki-tools.com)
> --Games-G.P.S. (http://ggps.org)
> -And Wikia ACG on Wikia.com (http://wikia.com/wiki/Wikia_ACG)
>
> Heilmannseder Tobias (LVT) wrote:
>> Hello
>>
>> With this api-Call you can achive your aim:
>> api.php? 
>> action 
>> = 
>> query 
>> &format 
>> =xml&list=categorymembers&cmnamespace=6&cmtitle=Category:MyCategory
>>
>> The new api is very powerful...
>>
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org 
>> ] Im Auftrag von Adam Meyer
>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 26. Juni 2008 20:01
>> An: MediaWiki announcements and site admin list
>> Betreff: [Mediawiki-l] gallery of images from a category
>>
>> I run a wiki that I use to mainly catalog art pieces. Someone was
>> wondering if there was a way to show all the images used in pages  
>> of a
>> given category.
>>
>> If not...
>> Anyone know the sql query the image uses to know what pages it is  
>> used
>> in?
>>
>> Thnaks.
>>
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