[Mediawiki-l] automatic template use

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 22:34:01 UTC 2011

Matthew Betts wrote:
> Dear all,
> Can anyone tell me a way to ensure that a template is included in all pages
> of a particular namespace? I'd like to use our mediawiki to allow people to
> annotate some things in a biology project and want to use a template to
> guide what information should be given, and the wiki URLs will be generated
> automatically by an external program. I could generate the pages in advance
> from a perl script or similar but I thought there might be a better way,
> especially since I won't always know in advance what the page names should
> be.
> Thanks,
> Matthew

You could use an AbuseFilter to block saving pages without that template.


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