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Backlinks Plugin

Compatible with DokuWiki

  • 2024-02-06 "Kaos" unknown
  • 2023-04-04 "Jack Jackrum" yes
  • 2022-07-31 "Igor" yes
  • 2020-07-29 "Hogfather" yes

plugin Lists all pages that link back to a given page using the first headline as link title

Last updated on
Conflicts with
autolink2, backlinks-old, shortcut

Similar to backlinks-old

Tagged with backlinks, include, links, listing, meta


Search and install the plugin using the Extension Manager. Refer to Plugins on how to install plugins manually.

Note if you came here looking for the old, unmaintained and unspported plugin it is now available at Backlinks-old Plugin


The plugin uses the built-in DokuWiki functions to generate the backlinks list. You can use the config-variable hidepages config option to suppress pages from being listed.

The plugin uses the wiki index, if you have to use nocache your index is out of date.


The syntax is as follows:


You can list the backlinks to the current page by using:


You can include pages from and below a certain namespace only using:


Where include is an absolute namespace. You can exclude pages from and below a certain namespace only using:



  • Why are my pages not showing up? Probably your wiki index is out of date, refresh the index.
  • Are the links sortable ? (ie: alphabetically) No.



The complete changelog is available on GitHub

plugin/backlinks.txt · Last modified: 2024-01-20 00:46 by

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