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Interwiki links allow articles to link to specific pages on external wikis or other external sites using standard wiki markup, provided those sites have a predictable URL format that includes the ability to process a parameter (for the page name or search criteria, etc.) For more information, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/InterWiki InterWiki] at Wikipedia for background information and [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Interwiki_map Wikimedia's Interwiki map] for an example.
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An '''interwiki map''' is a list of "shortcuts" that enables the [[Help:Editing|editors]] of a [[Wikipedia:Wiki|wiki]] to use simple [[WikimediaMeta:Help:Link|"internal style" wikilinks]] to link to specific pages on external wikis or other websites, provided that those sites have a predictable [[Wikipedia:URL|URL]] format. For further background information, please see [[Wikipedia:InterWiki]].
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==Usage==
  
The list of additions and changes which are specific to this site is found [[#Site-specific links|below]] and is a transclusion from [[Project:Interwiki map (custom)|this page]]. For other possibilities, see [[Project:Interwiki map (full)|full list]] of currently working links.
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An '''interwiki link''' is a link of the form:
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: <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>''SitePrefix'':''Target page'']]</tt>
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where ''SitePrefix'' comes from the table below and ''Target page'' is the name of the page at the remote site.
  
Visit the [[Project:Interwiki map (requests)|requests page]] for more information on specific changes to this site's InterWiki and to request:
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Examples:
* additional links
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* <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>Wikiquote:Albert Einstein]]</tt> appears as  [[Wikiquote:Albert Einstein]] and links to <tt>http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein</tt>
* modifications to links
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* <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>Wikiquote:Albert Einstein|]]</tt> (note the "<tt>|</tt>") appears as [[Wikiquote:Albert Einstein|Albert Einstein]] and links to the same location
* removal of links
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As these examples show, ''Target page'' can contain spaces; these are converted to underscores (<tt>_</tt>) in the final URL.
  
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Note that ''SitePrefix'' is completely [[Wiktionary:case insensitive|case insensitive]], so capitalization does not matter. ''Target page'', however, usually must match the remote page name exactly.
  
==Usage==
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Occasionally, an interwiki link is misinterpreted by the [[Project:MediaWiki|MediaWiki]] software as something else. If this seems to be happening to you, try using a colon (<tt>:</tt>) in front of the ''SitePrefix''.
General format:
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* <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>:Wikiquote:Albert Einstein]]</tt> works exactly the same as the original example above
: <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>:''SitePrefix'':''Target page'']]</tt>
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: The first colon is optional and should only be needed if the link is not properly interpreted as an in-line interwiki link (this might happen, for example, if we set up different language wikis for this site and ''SitePrefix'' matches one of the language codes used &mdash; see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Interlanguage_links Wikipedia:Interlanguage links]).
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Specific examples:
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==Our interwiki map==
: <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>:wikiquote:Einstein]]</tt> appears as  [[:wikiquote:Einstein]]
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: <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>:wikiquote:Einstein|]]</tt> appears as [[:wikiquote:Einstein|Einstein]]
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This table contains only what we consider the most useful sites for editors working on the [[Iron Chariots]] wiki. The [[Project:Interwiki map (full)|full interwiki map]] is available separately. Unless you already know what site you want to link to, you probably should stick to this list.
==Site-specific links==
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The following interwiki links have been specifically added (or modified) for use on this site. They represent sites which may be useful to editors working on the [[Iron chariots]] wiki.
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{{:Project:Interwiki map (custom)}}
 
{{:Project:Interwiki map (custom)}}
[[Category:Iron Chariots]]
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Only [[Project:Administrators|administrators]] should edit this table, since it needs to match the actual interwiki map being used by the [[Project:MediaWiki|MediaWiki]] software.
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==Requesting changes==
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Requests for changes to this list, including additions and, if necessary, deletions of sites, can be made by anyone at:
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*[[Project:Interwiki map (requests)]]
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[[Category:Iron Chariots|Interwiki map]]

Latest revision as of 05:21, 12 June 2007

An interwiki map is a list of "shortcuts" that enables the editors of a wiki to use simple "internal style" wikilinks to link to specific pages on external wikis or other websites, provided that those sites have a predictable URL format. For further background information, please see Wikipedia:InterWiki.

Contents

Usage

An interwiki link is a link of the form:

[[SitePrefix:Target page]]

where SitePrefix comes from the table below and Target page is the name of the page at the remote site.

Examples:

As these examples show, Target page can contain spaces; these are converted to underscores (_) in the final URL.

Note that SitePrefix is completely case insensitive, so capitalization does not matter. Target page, however, usually must match the remote page name exactly.

Occasionally, an interwiki link is misinterpreted by the MediaWiki software as something else. If this seems to be happening to you, try using a colon (:) in front of the SitePrefix.

  • [[:Wikiquote:Albert Einstein]] works exactly the same as the original example above

Our interwiki map

This table contains only what we consider the most useful sites for editors working on the Iron Chariots wiki. The full interwiki map is available separately. Unless you already know what site you want to link to, you probably should stick to this list.

Iron Chariots additions/changes
SitePrefix URL Comment
BibleGatewayNIV http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=$1&version=31 Added (New International Version)
BibleGatewayKJV http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=$1&version=9 Added (King James Version)
BibleWiki http://bible.tmtm.com/wiki/$1 Added
WikiaCentral http://www.wikia.com/wiki/$1 Added
WikiaSite http://www.wikia.com/wiki/c:$1 Added
WikimediaCommons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/$1 Added
WikimediaMeta http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/$1 Added
Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/$1 Added
Wikireason http://wikireason.net/wiki/$1 Added
Wikisource http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/$1 Modified default entry to new URL

Only administrators should edit this table, since it needs to match the actual interwiki map being used by the MediaWiki software.

Requesting changes

Requests for changes to this list, including additions and, if necessary, deletions of sites, can be made by anyone at:

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