Creating page lists with DPL3

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The extension DynamicPageList3 allows you to include lists of wiki pages on any content page.

Application examples

You can view a documentation of all selection criteria and formatting options at Gamepedia.

This help page contains some examples of typical applications for this extension as well as a selection of possible parameters and their values.


Selecting pages by namespace

{{#dpl:
  |namespace=Manual
  |includesubpages=true
  |shownamespace=false
  |count=5
  |ordermethod=title
}}

Output:

Selecting pages by category

{{#dpl:
  |category=QM
  |addcategories  = true
  |includesubpages=true
  |shownamespace=false
  |count=5
  |ordermethod=title
  |mode=ordered  
}}

Output:

Extension:DynamicPageList (DPL), version 3.2.1: Warning: No results.

Selecting pages with specific naming patterns

{{#dpl:
 |namespace=File
 |titlematch=A%
 |count=5
 }}

Output:

List of common paramters

Criteria for page selection

Parameter Syntax Description
category |category=QM|Setup... Pages in the category QM OR Setup
|category=QM&Setup&... Pages in the categories QM AND Setup
|category=QM|Setup...|category=Admin Pages in the categories QM OR Setup, and pages in the category Admin
notcategory |notcategory=QM Pages that are not in the category QM
categoriesminmax |category=QM|categoriesminmax=2 Pages that are in the category QM and in at least 2 more categories
|category=QM|categoriesminmax=,1 Pages that are only in the category QM and in no other category
namespace |namespace= Pages in the namespace (Main)
|namespace=Help|Manual Pages in the namespace Help OR Manual
namespacenot |namespacenot=Help Pages that are not in the namespace Help
|namespacenot={{NAMESPACE}} Pages that are not in the namespace of the current wiki page

Output-Format

Parameter Syntax Description
mode |mode=ordered Unordered list
|mode=unordered Numbered list
|mode=none Line breaks
|mode=category Pages are grouped alphabetically with a letter heading (similar to category pages)
|mode=inline|inlinetext=&nbsp; &bull; &nbsp; Page names are listed on the same line and separated with a bullet point

Sorting

Parameter Syntax Description
ordermethod |ordermethod=title Ordered by page (prefix+)title
|ordermethod=titlewithoutnamespace Ordered by page name independent of namespace
|ordermethod=counter Ordered by number of page views (popularity)
|ordermethod=size Ordered by page size
|ordermethod=firstedit Ordered by creation date
|ordermethod=lastedit Ordered by last edit date
|ordermethod=user,firstedit Ordered by author, then by creation date
|ordermethod=user,lastedit Ordered by last editor, then by last edit date
order |order=ascending Sorted in ascending order
|order=descending Sorted in descending order

Display of meta data

Parameter Syntax Description
addcategories |addcategories=true Shows all categories of a page after the page name
addpagecounter |category:QM|ordermethod=counter|order=descending

|addpagecounter=true|count=5

Shows the 5 most popular pages in the category QM
adduser |category=QM|ordermethod=lastedit|adduser=true Adds the name of the last editor in front of the page name
addauthor |category=QM|addauthor=true Adds the name of the original author in front of the page name.



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