Extension:LinkSuggest

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LinkSuggest
Release status: stable
LinkSuggestExample.png
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Description Provides the user with article title suggestions as they type a link in wikitext.
Author(s) Inez Korczyński
Bartek Łapiński
Łukasz Garczewski
Maciej Brencz
Jesús Martínez Novo
Jack Phoenix
Latest version 2.0
MediaWiki 1.32+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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Hooks used
EditPage::showEditForm:initial
GetPreferences
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The LinkSuggest extension suggests links to editors on edit view (?action=edit). Registered users are able to turn LinkSuggest off via Special:Preferences.

Installation[edit]

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called LinkSuggest in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    wfLoadExtension( 'LinkSuggest' );
    
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Related extensions[edit]

  • WikiEditor - Has similar functionality built in. Clicking on the link icon from the tool-bar shows a search box, typing into this will search the available pages. This extension is now bundled with MediaWiki.