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Shortcut Plugin

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plugin Link pages using short names and add some descriptive info about the anchor to the page

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This extension has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues.

Tagged with alias, links, shortcut

This plugin is intended to provide shortcuts functionality for DokuWiki. Its main purpose is to link pages using short names and add some descriptive info about the anchor to the page. Additionally, it allows to replace link title with the specified image.


Shortcut definition

<shortcut name[|image]>[description]</shortcut>
name Shortcut name Used in links to this page required
image Shortcut image Replaces link with the supplied images, using 'imline icon' technique. optional
descripts Description Text, displayed in the tooltip for the link optional


[[target [|title] ]]

Anchor does replace the standard anchor syntax with fallback compatibility. If plugin could not find the shortcut , it creates the standard DokuWiki anchor.

Use cases

  • Astronomical pages in the Wiki, when you want to have planet symbols in the texts, when refer to them.
  • Mathematical pages with the same purposes.
  • Big wiki book, with deep paths.



This release does not support configuration yes, although it contains some config files for the future use.

How to install

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


  • 2007-05-02 Version 0.1.1:
    • First public release



Question: I have a problem with making shortcut plugin work properly. When I installed it, all text linked to other pages or those linked to wikipedia disappears. Once I remove it, it recovers. Does anybody have any idea? Yasunori Hayashi

Hi, this plugin has not been updated for a really long time, either there were no compatibility testing against the latest dokuwiki releases. Sorry, but i'm not sure if i ever get the time to update it. Ilya

Feature request

plugin/shortcut.txt · Last modified: 2023-12-21 19:27 by Aleksandr

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