Extension:UrlGetParameters

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UrlGetParameters
Release status: stable
Implementation Parser function
Description Provides a parser function {{#urlget:...}} which allows access to the URL parameters in your page.
Author(s) S.O.E. Ansems
Latest version 1.5.0 (2018-01-06)
MediaWiki 1.23+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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Vagrant role urlgetparameters

The UrlGetParameters extension enables you to use and/or display the "GET" parameters of the URL, i.e. the query string, on the wiki page.

Installation[edit]

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

Usage[edit]

Note Note: Caching for the page you use this extension on should be disabled.

To display the value of a URL get parameter in your page, you might do this:

{{#urlget:parameter-name}}

Where parameter-name is the name of the parameter whose value you want. If the parameter is not found, the extension will result in nothing. Alternatively, you can also specify a default value as follows:

{{#urlget:parameter-name|default-value}}

When the parameter parameter-name is not available, then the value default-value is returned.

If the URL contains parameters of the form "A[B]=C", you can display the value "C" in a similar way, by calling:

{{#urlget:A[B]}}

Authors[edit]

This extension was written by S.O.E. Ansems. Important contributions were made by Ankit Garg and some anonymous editors.