Help/ExternalSearchPlugin

The ExternalSearch plugin creates a form to query InterWikis or other internet sites.

Usage

<<ExternalSearch
         url="InterWiki or URL"
         name="button text"
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Arguments

Argument

Description

Default value

url

Specify a wiki from the InterWikiMap or a url. Any text entered by the user will be appended to the search url. The string placeholder '=%s=' can be used to insert a search query into the url rather than appending it.

name

Text to display in the submit button.

For InterWiki sites the default is the wiki name, for other urls the default is the text "External Search".

formsize

Specify the input area size.

30 characters

debug

Don't really redirect to the external site, just print out the url that would be redirected to.

Examples

  url="http://sunir.org/apps/meta.pl?"       name="Metawiki Search"
  url="http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/mb.pl?" name="MeatBall Search"
  url=php-lookup
  url=php-function
  url=PhpWiki

Perform a full-text search on multiple wiki's:

Perform a full-text search on MeatBall wiki:

Search the PHP web site for a function name:

Enter the name of a PHP function to view the documentation page:

Enter any existing page name on PhpWiki to jump to that page:

This is a WIKI! Edit every page

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