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Offline zespri

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Wiki changes
« on: March 01, 2015, 04:11:32 AM »
Guys, if you hit this page http://www.arcengames.com/mediawiki/index.php?title=Bionic_Dues you will see that most of the links are in read. If you click any of the a nice page is displayed saying " Dominus Arbitrationis moved page <page name> to <page name> without leaving a redirect"

This part of the page does not seem to be user-editable, so I cannot fix the links. Can it be made a bit more user-friendly somehow?

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Re: Wiki changes
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2015, 12:22:17 PM »
I can change that, but it isn't something that would really be worth changing. The bot that I ran said all of Bionic Dues was working.... I'm going in and trying to manually modify everything now. Sorry about this!

In general, I need more people to help out with the wiki, and pretty much anyone who is in good standing with the forum community will be granted additional rights on request.
« Last Edit: March 01, 2015, 12:47:44 PM by Dominus Arbitrationis »
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Re: Wiki changes
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2015, 01:45:36 PM »
I can change that, but it isn't something that would really be worth changing. The bot that I ran said all of Bionic Dues was working.... I'm going in and trying to manually modify everything now. Sorry about this!

In general, I need more people to help out with the wiki, and pretty much anyone who is in good standing with the forum community will be granted additional rights on request.
When you say modify manually, what exactly do you mean? This block of links I'm referring to seems to be generated by the "{{BDRefNav}}" thingie, and obviously it generates it incorrectly. What is your plan of fixing that (that others like me can implement)?


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Re: Wiki changes
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2015, 02:34:06 PM »
I mean a human has to go in and edit the template to fix the links. You can fix those links by going to [ur=http://www.arcengames.com/mediawiki/index.php?title=Template:BDRefNavl]Template:BDRefNav[/url] and editing it in there.

Basically, the main thing that everyone can do is move pages into the proper namespace (You can only move things after you are autoconfirmed, which happens after one day and a couple of edits), and fix the red links. Some pages that are referenced in the BDRefNav template actually don't seem to exist, since I can't find them and I even did some behind-the-scenes search stuff. So, the biggest thing everyone can do without even signing in is fix the red links. The next biggest thing that would help is move pages to the right spot and name them correctly. For instance, when a BD page is the Bionic Dues namespace, it is prefixed with Bionic Dues:. Thus, we don't need the page name to be BD whatever because then it would read Bionic Dues:BD whatever. Hope I explained all this well!

Oh, and I sent you a message on your talk page that you might want to check.
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