[Samba] including wiki pages in one another

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Sep 22 08:30:24 UTC 2020

On 22/09/2020 09:11, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2020-09-22 at 09:03 +0100, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>> I think the idea was that it was easier to maintain the pages if they
>> were on separate pages and could be linked to, problem is,as you have
>> found, it doesn't make the wiki easy to use and readers of the wiki do
>> tend to miss hyperlinks.
> There is a really useful feature allowing a page to be included in
> another:
> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Transclusion
Thanks for that, I was trying to remember how I did it last time :-)
> I used this a fair bit when building the new contribute page, so as not
> to have duplicated source when we want the same content on multiple
> pages (eg the short and long instructions).
> Anther good use is to put the introduction in a transcluded page and
> include that in both the source article and the top of the main
> article.
> Andrew Bartlett

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