[Mediawiki-l] automatic template use

Frank Middleton f.middleton at apogeect.com
Mon Jan 17 16:57:06 UTC 2011

On Sun, 16 Jan 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.

Have you tried the preloader extension? It lets you specify a template to
be automatically included per namespace. I have found it to be invaluable...

Cheers -- Frank

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