Difference: InterwikiPlugin (r9 vs. r8)

Interwiki Plugin

The InterwikiPlugin links ExternalSite:Page text to external sites based on aliases defined in the InterWikis topic. This plugin is inspired by UseMod Wiki's inter-wiki links, http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?InterWiki.

Syntax Rules

InterwikiPlugin Settings

Plugin settings are stored as Preferences variables. To reference a plugin setting write %<plugin>_<setting>%, for example, %INTERWIKIPLUGIN_SHORTDESCRIPTION%

  • One-line description, shown in the TextFormattingRules topic:
    • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Link ExternalSite:Pagetext to external sites based on aliases defined in the a rules topic InterWikis topic
  • Link rules topic name: (default is InterWikis)
    • Set RULESTOPIC =
  • Suppress tooltip help for links: (0 or 1, default is 0)
    • Set SUPPRESSTOOLTIP = 0
  • Debug plugin: (See output in data/debug.txt)
    • Set DEBUG = 0

Plugin Installation Instructions

ALERT! NOTE: This Plugin is included in the TWiki distribution package. You do not need to install it unless you want to upgrade to a newer version.

  • Download the ZIP file from the TWiki:Plugins web (see below)
  • Unzip InterwikiPlugin.zip in your TWiki installation directory. Content:
    File:Description:
    data/TWiki/InterwikiPlugin.txt Plugin topic
    data/TWiki/InterWikis.txt Link rules topic for inter-site links
    lib/TWiki/Plugins/InterwikiPlugin.pm Plugin Perl module
  • Test: If the Plugin is correctly installed, this Wiki:InterWiki link should point to http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?InterWiki topic - try it out.

Plugin Info

Plugin Author: TWiki:Main.AndreaSterbini, TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
Plugin Version: 25 1.008 Aug 2004, 1.005
Change History:  
25 Aug 2004: 26 Feb 2005: Updated 1.008 InterWikis TWiki:Main.CrawfordCurrie link rules cleaned up (no code change) and made Dakar-ready
09 Mar 25 Aug 2004: Internal 1.005 changes: Use only official TWiki::Func Plugin API; for increased speed, moved Interwiki link handling from outsidePREHandler to startRenderingHandler TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny updated InterWikis link rules (no code change)
16 Feb 09 Mar 2004: Support Internal changes: Use only official TWiki::Func Plugin API; for increased speed, moved Interwiki link handling from outsidePREHandler to startRenderingHandler [[Site:Page][label]] Interwiki links (PTh); use TWiki::Func interface for I18N regular expressions (Walter Mundt)
18 Jan 2003: 16 Feb 2004: Allow Support number sign # [[Site:Page][label]] in Page name (PTh) Interwiki links (PTh); use TWiki::Func interface for I18N regular expressions (Walter Mundt)
31 Aug 2002: 18 Jan 2003: Allow percent number sign % # in page Page name (PTh)
27 Jul 2001: 31 Aug 2002: Allow numbers percent sign 0-9 % in site page name (PTh)
26 27 Jul 2001: Fixed alternating Allow numbers missed link bug due to greedy $postfixPattern (fix by Richard Donkin) 0-9 in site name
14 26 Jul 2001: Changed Fixed alternating missed link bug due to plug & play greedy $postfixPattern (fix by Richard Donkin)
16 Jun 14 Jul 2001: Made tooltips optional; prevent Changed to plug & play Module::Sub type of link
12 16 Jun 2001: Added optional tool tips Made tooltips optional; prevent (IE only); added the link rules topic name variable; added flexible link patterns; optional $page Module::Sub in URL type of link
10 12 Jun 2001: Changed Added optional tool tips (IE only); added the link rules topic to table-based syntax name variable; added flexible link patterns; optional $page in URL
20 Feb 10 Jun 2001: Initial version Changed rules topic to table-based syntax
CPAN Dependencies: 20 Feb 2001: none TWiki:Main.AndreaSterbini, TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - Initial version
Other CPAN Dependencies: none
Perl Version: Other Dependencies: 5.0 none
Plugin Home: Perl Version: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/InterwikiPlugin 5.0 (TWiki:Plugins/InterwikiPlugin)
Feedback: Plugin Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/InterwikiPluginDev TWiki:Plugins/InterwikiPlugin (TWiki:Plugins/InterwikiPluginDev TWiki:Plugins/InterwikiPlugin )
Feedback: TWiki:Plugins/InterwikiPluginDev (TWiki:Plugins/InterwikiPluginDev)

Related Topics: InterWikis, TWikiPreferences, TWikiPlugins

-- TWiki:Main.AndreaSterbini - 20 Oct 2000
-- TWiki:Main.MikeMannix - 01 Oct 2001
-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 25 Aug 2004

 
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