All Taglink Options

Placeholder for more useful help text later -- just here to keep my notes intact.


{{
  keyword list;
  header: Header Line;
  noheader: If specified, there will not be a header line
  nonew: if specified, there will not be a + to add a new page
  newtitle: If specified, will be the title of a new page
  newpage: If specified, will be the caption at the top of the new page editor
  bullets; if specified, items will appear in a UL/LI list.
  new: If specified, creates a full text link to add a new page (with given text)
  template: If specified, items will use template matching "Special:Link (given text)"
  limit: limits number of items listed.  really useful only with time sort
  sort: title, created, or modified
  flow: specifies that items should be comma separated like the [[ ]] style list.
  ifheader: Will not draw a header IF there are no items to show.  Makes the list invisible if it isn't needed.
}}


Using Templates for List Items

This needs explained.

Passthru Variables

You can actually put anything before a colon in a list option. All of these values are made available to templates that are drawing the list by using the format $$variablename$$.

special template codes for lists

  • ##object## returns object id. useful in creating links.
  • ##title## returns page title.
  • ##created-date## returns date page was created
  • 1 creates a small "edit" link to edit the page.
  • ##modified-date## returns date page was last edited
  • ##comments## shows comment tree in-place
  • ##commentform## shows comment form in-place
  • ##commentline## shows the comment count, plus an add-a-comment link..
  • ##keywords,1,2,3,...## shows keywords of page EXCEPT 1,2,3,....

More Notes

  • {nav{keywords}} builds a navigator link
  • {rss{keywords}} builds an rss feed for NEW pages matching
  • {rssmod{keywords}} builds an rss feed for MODIFIED pages matching
  • {searchform{keywords}} displays a small full text search form that will launch the navigator with the given keys.
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