[mythtv] Updating the wiki

Paul Harrison mythtv at sky.com
Sat Jun 27 17:19:54 UTC 2015


On 27/06/15 16:58, Peter Bennett wrote:
> Hi Paul
>
> I found a mediawiki extension that can automatically provide the sidebar
> table of contents used by the user manual. The table of contents is
> generated from the categories of the pages in the requested hierarchy.
> There is an example of how it works at
> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:CategoryTree#The_.3Ccategorytree.3E_tag
> . I have checked, this extension is installed on Wikipedia and has been
> around for some time, so it should be safe and bug free.
>
> This will make it much easier to add pages to the user manual, or
> rearrange the hierarchy when necessary.
>
> Can we get this installed? I am willing to do it if you feel comfortable
> with giving me access to the server.
>
> My plan is to start moving information from the Official documentation
> to the user manual at the same time updating what is out of date and
> noting it as being current with version 0.27. The table of contents
> would only be switched once all the categories are in place and it is
> working correctly when viewed on a separate page. (The table of contents
> can be previewed by viewing The Special:CategoryTree page).
>
> Details of the extension:
> Extension:CategoryTree
> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:CategoryTree#The_.3Ccategorytree.3E_tag
> Installation Instructions: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Extensions
> Download: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:ExtensionDistributor
> MediaWiki version: 1.23.8
>
> Peter
>
>

Thanks for looking into this looks like a useful extension.

Unfortunately I don't have access to the server but I've asked the 
Stuart's to
look at adding it. It may be Monday before I get an answer though.

Paul H.


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