The InterwikiPlugin links ExternalSite:Page text to external sites based on aliases defined in the InterWikis topic. This plugin is inspired by UseMod Wiki's inter-wiki links, .

Syntax Rules

InterwikiPlugin Settings

Plugin settings are stored as preferences variables. To reference a plugin setting write %<plugin>_<setting>%, i.e. %INTERWIKIPLUGIN_SHORTDESCRIPTION%

Plugin Installation Instructions

Note: This plugin is pre-installed in the TWiki distribution package. You do not need to install it unless you want to upgrade to a newer version.

Plugin Info

Plugin Author: AndreaSterbini, PeterThoeny
Plugin Version: 1.0.2
Change History: 27 Jul 2001 Allow numbers in site name
26 Jul 2001 Fixed alternating missed link bug due to greedy $postfixPattern (fix by Richard Donkin)
14 Jul 2001 Changed to plug & play
16 Jun 2001: Made tool tips optional; prevent Module::Sub type of link
12 Jun 2001: Added optional tool tips (IE only); added the link rules topic name variable; added flexible link patterns; optional $page in URL
10 Jun 2001: Changed rules topic to table based syntax
20 Feb 2001: Initial version
CPAN Dependencies: none
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: 5.0
Plugin Home: (TWiki:Plugins/InterwikiPlugin)
Feedback: (TWiki:Plugins/InterwikiPluginDev)

Related Topics: InterWikis, TWikiPreferences, TWikiPlugins

-- AndreaSterbini - 20 Oct 2000
-- PeterThoeny - 27 Jul 2001