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SpatialHelper Plugin

Compatible with DokuWiki

  • 2023-04-04 "Jack Jackrum" yes
  • 2022-07-31 "Igor" yes
  • 2020-07-29 "Hogfather" yes
  • 2018-04-22 "Greebo" unknown

plugin Provides utility functions such as spatial indexing and search

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Helper, Action

Tagged with !experimental, geo, meta, search, spatial


:!: External requirements:
This plugin needs to have one of the following additional plugins installed to be useful

  • any other plugin that stores latitude and longitude in the same manner, ie. in the meta['geo'] array 1).

Search and install the plugin using the Extension Manager or manually with the download from Github. Refer to Plugins on how to install plugins manually.


This plugin will generate a (geohash based) spatial index in your wiki.

When sitemaps are enabled, whenever a sitemap is generated (see sitemap KML and GeoRRS sitemaps will be generated in the media directory. These can be displayed using eg. openlayersmap

You can create search links in pages using the “findnearby” action to search the spatial index, see the examples


The name of the sitemaps can be configured as well as additional, per namespace, sitemaps.


Change Log


It looks very interesting, but how to use it? Where I can find more info?

this is a work in progress, some examples are shown on the sample websiteMark 2011/06/09 10:34
plugin/spatialhelper.txt · Last modified: 2023-09-15 13:52 by mprins

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