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Bug 10688 - page creation wizard
page creation wizard
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Extensions requests (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-07-25 03:15 UTC by Charles Basenga Kiyanda
Modified: 2007-08-15 04:41 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Charles Basenga Kiyanda 2007-07-25 03:15:11 UTC
I'd like to suggest an extension to MW whereby an inputbox could be placed on a page where the user can enter a page title and click a button to create a page.

Once the title is entered, a "forms" page opens, with drop boxes/input boxes/etc., that direct the user to enter specific information to create the new page. In the case of our wiki (wikiscuba), that could be information like

type of dive site: 
gps coordinates:
depth:

etc.

On confirming the information entered, the extension incorporates the information given and a template to create the new page.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-08-08 17:00:16 UTC
I'm pretty sure several such extensions exist.
Comment 2 Charles Basenga Kiyanda 2007-08-15 04:41:54 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> I'm pretty sure several such extensions exist.
> 

Could you point to such extensions? I spent several hours looking and couldn't find one. The only extensions I found were the ones where a new page would be created with a specified name, but none that would take in more info and create a new page containing that info.

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