Last modified: 2006-02-06 11:29:56 UTC
I am sure we have all seen it a thousand times where you are on ign.com or cnn.com
and as you are reading an article about computers, every instance of the
word 'computer' becomes underlined. Upon mouse-over, it pops-up an advertisement to
buy computers or related items...
This is a (fairly) light server side scripting that happens during initial page-
rendering. I think this would be FANTASTIC if we could include something like this
to augment (not replace) the current manual process of intra-wiki linking.
For instance, manually adding [[foo]] will make a link to the foo page. How about if
when you type 'foo' on the page, but FORGET to put [[ ]] around it... The server
searches for an existing article of that name and auto-renders the [[foo]] link?
This would not be plausible for the script to search for EVERY word in an article,
but the script could reference the 10/100/1000 most popular pages, instead. New
folks (and veterans alike) often miss the opportunity to create links to existing
articles... This would ensure the most popular (or user-defined) articles are never
Example of IntelliTXT in use: http://filmforce.ign.com/articles/685/685630p1.html
Explination of IntelliTXT: http://www.vibrantmedia.com/whatisIntelliTXT.asp
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2336 ***