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Bug 10968 - Not all extension-specific special pages show in Special:Version
Not all extension-specific special pages show in Special:Version
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-08-17 08:49 UTC by Eep²
Modified: 2007-08-17 12:41 UTC (History)
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Description Eep² 2007-08-17 08:49:12 UTC
I have a few extensions installed on my wiki that have special pages but only CategoryTree shows up. Why? See http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Extension_special_page_registry for some extensions that create special pages and that MediaWiki should automatically include in Special:Version if the extension is installed (obviously, of course).
Comment 1 Raimond Spekking 2007-08-17 09:03:47 UTC
Please define which extensions you are missing on Special:Version. The array $wgExtensionCredits has to be added.

BTW: I am pretty sure I have seen an older bug of this kind, but cannot find anymore :-(
Comment 2 Eep² 2007-08-17 09:07:28 UTC
See http://www.tnlc.com/wiki/index.php?title=Special:Version

Specifically, Semantic MediaWiki, Semantic Forms, and Dynamic Page List all have special pages that don't appear on special:version.

Using this info, would it be possible to automatically categorize special pages by extension as I have done manually at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/SpecialPages_grouped_into_categories/English ?
Comment 3 Rob Church 2007-08-17 12:25:17 UTC
This is due to the absence of specific entries in $wgExtensionCredits, which is a multi-dimensional array indexed by extension type. Most of these extensions define their primary "type" as being a parser hook.

It's possible for them to be listed as special pages too, but this is a matter for the extension authors. It's also not a bug in MediaWiki.
Comment 4 Eep² 2007-08-17 12:41:04 UTC
OK, then I'll be sure to mention this on the relevant MediaWiki wiki sections pertaining to special page creation since, it seems, a lot of extension authors don't bother including this entry...

What about my other question about automatic Special:Specialpages categorization/sorting? At least make that PHP file a sortable table by extension, special page name, and category...

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