Iron Chariots Wiki:Interwiki map

From Iron Chariots Wiki
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Usage: errant parenthesis)
m (Reverted edits by Sa2Scd (Talk); changed back to last version by Dcljr)
 
(2 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 4: Line 4:
  
 
An '''interwiki link''' is a link of the form:
 
An '''interwiki link''' is a link of the form:
: <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>:''SitePrefix'':''Target page'']]</tt>
+
: <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>''SitePrefix'':''Target page'']]</tt>
 
where ''SitePrefix'' comes from the table below and ''Target page'' is the name of the page at the remote site.
 
where ''SitePrefix'' comes from the table below and ''Target page'' is the name of the page at the remote site.
  
 
Examples:
 
Examples:
* <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>:wikiquote:Albert Einstein]]</tt> appears as  [[:wikiquote:Albert Einstein]] and links to <tt>http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein</tt>
+
* <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>Wikiquote:Albert Einstein]]</tt> appears as  [[Wikiquote:Albert Einstein]] and links to <tt>http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein</tt>
* <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>:wikiquote:Albert Einstein|]]</tt> (note the "<tt>|</tt>") appears as [[:wikiquote:Albert Einstein|Albert Einstein]] and links to the same location
+
* <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>Wikiquote:Albert Einstein|]]</tt> (note the "<tt>|</tt>") appears as [[Wikiquote:Albert Einstein|Albert Einstein]] and links to the same location
  
As this example shows, ''Target page'' can contain spaces; these will be converted to underscores (<tt>_</tt>) in the final URL.
+
As these examples show, ''Target page'' can contain spaces; these are converted to underscores (<tt>_</tt>) in the final URL.
  
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. The first colon (<tt>:</tt>) 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; see [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Interlanguage links|Wikipedia:Interlanguage links]] for more information about this.)
+
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.
 +
 
 +
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''.
 +
* <tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>:Wikiquote:Albert Einstein]]</tt> works exactly the same as the original example above
  
 
==Our interwiki map==
 
==Our interwiki map==

Latest revision as of 04:21, 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:

Personal tools
Variants
Actions
wiki navigation
IronChariots.Org
Toolbox