[Mediawiki-l] Category search

Jesse Wang wjxhome at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 18:34:53 UTC 2010


I second Edward on this. With Semantic MediaWiki extension (and some other
visualization extensions), you can do it as a list of table dynamically, but
also with quite fancy charts or plots if you have other semantic properties
on the pages.

Jesse

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Edward Swing <deswing at vsticorp.com> wrote:

> I am not sure if the API supports querying for more than one category at a
> time.
>
> One option you might want to consider is to add the Semantic extensions to
> your wiki. Then getting a list of articles that share two (or more) category
> is as simple as:
>
> {{#ask: [[Category:X]][[Category:Y]]}}
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of ???????? ??????
> Sadik Khalid
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> Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] Category search
>
>  <http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Api>to find all pages which are in
> category
> X
>
> use: http://www.mediawiki.org/w/api.php
>
> example:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=query&list=categorymembers&cmtitle=Category:Physics&cmnamespace=0
>
> for more info: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API
>
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Rudolf Henze <rudo.henze at googlemail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > I like to find all pages which are in category X and category Y. I
> > need this often,
> > so I dont like to do this manually. Do I need a extension for this?
> > And if so, which one?
> >
> > Best regards
> >  Rudolf
> >
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