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Bug 11729 - space in external links
space in external links
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
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: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-10-21 14:14 UTC by DavidL
Modified: 2009-02-28 18:58 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description DavidL 2007-10-21 14:14:20 UTC
Sometimes we get parameter containing space character in their value. For example: MediaWiki:Sp-contributions-footer using $1 for the user name when this user name contain a space character.

When this value need to be in an external link, there is no possibility to create the correct link :
  - using the wiki syntax [ ] the link is broken at the first space character
  - using the HTML a tag is not possible (displayed as raw text)
Comment 1 Alexander Sigachov 2007-10-21 14:32:24 UTC
Use %20

Comment 2 DavidL 2007-10-21 14:46:29 UTC
It's not about literal links, but using $1 :

[$1&dbname=frwikibooks_p Statistiques détaillées]

where $1 is replaced by MediaWiki with the username, and this username contains a space character

Comment 3 Rob Church 2007-10-21 15:33:04 UTC
There should be a URL-encoding parser function for this purpose, either {{urlencode}} or {{#urlencode}} (can't remember which).
Comment 4 DavidL 2007-10-21 16:11:56 UTC
I already tried {{urlencode:$1}}  ->  %241
and some other solutions, all failed.

See the history of MediaWiki:Sp-contributions-footer []
Comment 5 Niklas Laxström 2009-02-28 18:58:21 UTC
Fixed by tim in r31044.

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