Extension:PhpTags SMW

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PhpTags SMW
Release status: beta
Implementation Data extraction
Description Implements features for working with Semantic MediaWiki data
Author(s) Pavel Astakhov, Joel K. Pettersson
Latest version 1.5.1 (2015-05-28)
PHP 5.3+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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Hooks used
PhpTagsRuntimeFirstInit
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The PhpTags SMW extension implements features for working with Semantic MediaWiki data.

Note Note: All the features of this extension are available only through the use of the PhpTags extension.

It provides the following classes:

  • ExtArrays (A wrapper for the optionally installed Arrays extension. It can be used to get data from #ask queries that use the array format.)
  • ExtSQI (A wrapper for the optionally installed Semantic Query Interface extension. Under this name, the \SQI\SemanticQueryInterface class can be used to query the wiki's data.)
  • WSemanticData (For adding semantic property values, records, and subobjects to the current page.)
  • WSemanticProperty (Methods for looking up property names, IDs, and normalizing property strings for display.)
  • WSemanticStats (Access to the same statistics that SMW adds to the Special:Statistics page.)

Installation[edit]

Note Note: This extension requires PhpTags (v5.1.0+) and Semantic MediaWiki (2.1+) to be installed first.

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

Optional[edit]

The following extensions may be useful along with PhpTags SMW.

Less common uses[edit]

Without Semantic MediaWiki installed, it is still possible to use the support provided for the Arrays extension (in isolation – nothing else will work!).

See also[edit]