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backlinks [2009-12-10 13:45]
kazmiya snippet updated
backlinks [2013-08-23 08:11] (current)
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 ====== Backlinks ====== ====== Backlinks ======
-Backlinks are those [[links]] linking back to the current page. In DokuWiki you can see a list of pages linking to the current document by clicking at the [[pagename]] at the top. If your wiki layout does not have pagename you can find backlinks by appending ''?do=backlink'' to the page URL.+Backlinks are those [[links]] linking back to the current page. In DokuWiki you can see a list of pages linking to the current document by clicking at the Backlinks button in pagetools at the right side. If your wiki layout does not have this button you can find backlinks by appending ''?do=backlink'' to the page URL. (In the previous default DokuWiki template you could reach the backlinks by clicking the page name at the top)
  
-To speed up backlink searching the [[search|fulltext search index]] is used. This means some restrictions apply to the backlinks: +To speed up backlink searching the [[devel:metadata#metadata index]] is used. Some plugins are also adding information about links they are dynamically creating to the index so you might or might not find links that are dynamically created (e.g. in a navigation).
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-  * links from pagenames shorter than 3 letters will not be found +
-  * the same is true for pagenames which consist of several underscore separated parts shorter than 3 characters+
  
 ===== Orphans ===== ===== Orphans =====
-A page with no backlink is called an orphan. It means that, as there is no link to it, no one can see it. However, it still can be accessed if you type its URL, or through the [[search]] engine, or even via the [[index]] feature. There is also plugins available for displaying [[doku>plugins?plugintag=orphan|orphan pages]].+A page with no backlink is called an orphan. It means that, as there is no link to it, no one can see it. However, it still can be accessed if you type its URL, or through the [[search]] engine, or even via the [[index]] feature. There is also [[plugintag>orphan|plugin for displaying orphaned pages]] available.
  
 ===== Disabling Backlinks ===== ===== Disabling Backlinks =====
  
-You can disable backlinks altogether via the configuration manager (see [[config:disableactions]]). In order to //remove// the link of the pagename you have to edit the ''main.php'' of your template and replace the following:+You can disable backlinks altogether via the configuration manager (see [[config:disableactions]]).  
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 +===Old default DokuWiki template=== 
 +In order to //remove// the link of the pagename you have to edit the ''[[xref>lib/tpl/default/main.php]]'' of the old default DokuWiki template and replace the following:
  
 <code html> <code html>
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backlinks.1260449155.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009-12-10 13:45 by kazmiya