Last modified: 2007-09-04 14:47:35 UTC

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Bug 10980 - add exclude redirects on backlinks or indicate redirect in result
add exclude redirects on backlinks or indicate redirect in result
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
API (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: High enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Roan Kattouw
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Reported: 2007-08-18 01:24 UTC by Carl Fürstenberg
Modified: 2007-09-04 14:47 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Carl Fürstenberg 2007-08-18 01:24:52 UTC
Either add an option blexcluderedirect, or add a isredirect="true" to <bl />

probably similar should be done to other lists.

This is important for some applications, where redirects should be ignored.
Comment 1 Roan Kattouw 2007-09-03 20:41:39 UTC
Assigning to self, as a reminder to fix this tomorrow.
Comment 2 Roan Kattouw 2007-09-04 14:47:35 UTC
Fixed in r25476. I added the blfilterredir param, which you can set to redirects (only redirects), nonredirects (only non-redirects) or all (default). If you want to know which of your backlinks are redirects, use a generator:

api.php?action=query&generator=backlinks&gbltitle=Main%20Page&prop=info

This will feed Main Page's backlinks to prop=info, who will happily tell you whether or not it's a redirect.

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