Generate page lists (smart lists)

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The extension SmartList allows to insert a list of pages in a wiki page using the tags smartlist, newbies, or toplist. The selection criteria can be set using a dialog box.

Available tags[edit | edit source]

Magic word smartlist in VisualEditor
Magic word smartlist in VisualEditor


The extension SmartList offers three different tags:

  • <bs:smartlist /> - display a list of pages based on different criteria
  • <bs:newbies /> - display a list of recentrly registered users
  • <bs:toplist /> - display a list of most visited pages

All of the tags listed above can be added through the menu Insert > Magic word in VisualEditor. For more information on how to insert magic words, see InsertMagic.

Smartlist[edit | edit source]

Options of the smartlist tag
Options of the smartlist tag

Parameters[edit | edit source]

The SmartList can be limited or extended with the following parameters:

Label Parameter Values Description

Count

count number

The number of articles to be shown. Default value: 5

Namespace(s)

ns number or name

Only articles from given namespace will be listed. The namespaces can be entered by IDs or by names. Several namespaces can be named with pipes: ns="0|2|5" or ns="Help|User|Test". Default: All namespaces are included.

Category

cat name

Only articles from given category will be listed. Selecting several categories is not possible. Default: All categories.

Category mode

catmode AND, OR

Show pages if they are in at least one of the categories (OR) or show pages if they are tagged with all categories (AND).

Show minor

minor true, false

Minor changes (changes marked with an "m" in the recent changes) will not be listed. Default: Minor changes are listed.

Period

period -, month, week, day

Only changes within given period are shown. Default: No limit.

Show only new articles

new true, false

Only new pages will be listed. Default: All pages are shown

Heading heading text Adds a heading above the list
Sort by sort Title, Time Sort results by title or by latest edited.
Sort order order asc, desc Ascending or descending sort order.

Trim

trim number

Long article names are not cropped. Default: The title is cut off after 30 characters.

Show text

showtext true, false

With this option, a line of the article contents will be shown alongside the title.

Trim text

trimtext number

"trimtext" sets the number of characters of an article's content shown. This is only relevant when showtext="true"). Note: trimtext="0" is not possible.

Show namespaces showns true, false If true, the namespace prefix is shown with the page names.
Number with text numwithtext number Anzahl der Artikel die mit Einführungstext angezeigt werden sollen. Nur effektiv wenn showtext=true
Meta meta true The username and date for the last edit are shown.
Target target - Obsolete

Exclude namespace(s)

excludens number or name

Articles from given namespaces will not be shown. The namespaces can be entered by IDs or by names (comma-separated). Default: All namespaces are included.

Example output in source code:

<bs:smartlist category="ISO9001" new="true" count="7" ns="104" trim="false" />

Newbies[edit | edit source]

The tag <bs:newbies /> shows recently registered wiki users.

Parameters[edit | edit source]

Label Parameter Values Description

Count - count

The number of users to be shown; the default value is 10.

Example in wikicode[edit | edit source]

<bs:newbies count="7"/>

Toplist[edit | edit source]

This tag shows a list of the most visited pages.

Parameters[edit | edit source]

Label Paramter Values Description

Count

count number

The number of articles to be shown; the default value is 10.

Namespaces

ns text, text

Only articles from these namespace will be shown. You can put several namespaces here, separated by commas.

Category

cat text, text

Only articles from this category will be shown. You can put several categories here, separated by commas.

Period

period month, alltime

The period that should be used. The default is alltime.

Example in wikicode[edit | edit source]

<bs:toplist count="7" ns="Help|QM" />


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