Beta Features/Other projects sidebar

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The Other projects sidebar adds to the sidebar an "In other projects" section, that provides links to the other Wikimedia projects based on Wikidata data.

How it works[edit]

The "Other projects" sidebar as already displayed on the French Wikisource main page

When activated, it adds the "In other projects" sidebar section with links to related content at other projects supported by Wikidata (currently: Wikipedia, Wikisource, Wikivoyage, Wikiquote, Wikinews and Commons). There is currently no way to override the links that are displayed. If there are no links to display, the section is not displayed (any page that does not have a Wikidata item).

It works only on projects supported by Wikidata.

Suggestions for improvement[edit]

  • There is no way to easily edit links without leaving the current page. The "Add links" widget accessible at the bottom of the language links section that allows to easily link the current page to a page in an other language may be adapted to allow links to other projects.
  • There is no easy way to override links from Wikitext (except using bad JavaScript-based hacks).

More information[edit]

Code changes[edit]

This beta features is implemented as part of the Wikibase Client extension by two changes:

Link texts[edit]

Link text can be customized with following system pages: