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[[User:Cpiral|Cpiral]] ([[User talk:Cpiral|talk]]) 19:42, 10 April 2016 (UTC)
 
[[User:Cpiral|Cpiral]] ([[User talk:Cpiral|talk]]) 19:42, 10 April 2016 (UTC)
  
MediaWiki end-user notes of note:
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[[Special:Version|MediaWiki]] end-user notes of note:
* Namespaces: Do an empty search. Click ''Advanced''.  See <code>(Main) User ArchWiki File MediaWiki Template Help Category</code>.  Default namespace is always in ( parenthesis ), otherwise navigate to a page by entering ''namespace:pagename'' in the search box.
 
 
* Go to [[Special:RecentChanges]]. Set it to Main namespace. Patrol changes to this site.
 
* Go to [[Special:RecentChanges]]. Set it to Main namespace. Patrol changes to this site.
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* Namespaces: Do an empty search. Click ''Advanced''.  See '''(Main) User ArchWiki File MediaWiki Template Help Category'''.  The default namespace is in ( parenthesis ), otherwise navigate to a page by entering ''namespace:pagename'' in the search box.  However... [[Sandbox]] is a "cross namespace redirect" to [[ArchWiki:Sandbox]].
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* [[Special:ListRedirects|Redirects]]: make it very likely anyone can type anything they want into the search box, And IT Just Works to go to a wanted page.
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* [//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Link#Subpage_links Subpage links offer syntax], e.g. <kbd>[<nowiki/>[../../''sister'']]</kbd> for both linking to and expanding page names.
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* For [[Help:Searching|searching]], MediaWiki does offer a well developed package that surpasses all other search engines for this job.

Latest revision as of 21:47, 16 April 2016

Cpiral (talk) 19:42, 10 April 2016 (UTC)

MediaWiki end-user notes of note:

  • Go to Special:RecentChanges. Set it to Main namespace. Patrol changes to this site.
  • Namespaces: Do an empty search. Click Advanced. See (Main) User ArchWiki File MediaWiki Template Help Category. The default namespace is in ( parenthesis ), otherwise navigate to a page by entering namespace:pagename in the search box. However... Sandbox is a "cross namespace redirect" to ArchWiki:Sandbox.
  • Redirects: make it very likely anyone can type anything they want into the search box, And IT Just Works to go to a wanted page.
  • Subpage links offer syntax, e.g. [[../../sister]] for both linking to and expanding page names.
  • For searching, MediaWiki does offer a well developed package that surpasses all other search engines for this job.