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Summary: Dynamic WikiTrails with pagelist
Version: 1
Prerequisites: pmwiki 2.1
Status: experimental
Maintainer:
Discussion: DynamicTrails-Talk
Categories: Links, CMS, WikiTrails, PageList

Questions answered by this recipe

How can I create a trail through the pages of a group without having a trailpage?

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Description

Add the following pagelist template formats to your Site.LocalTemplates and pagelist trail markup to the group's GroupHeader or GroupFooter page:

Dynamic trail of form prev.Name | Group | next.Name

[[#grouptrail]]
(:template each :)
(:if equal {*$FullName} {=$FullName}:)
%wikitrail%[[{<$FullName}|+]] | [[{*$Groupspaced}]] | [[{>$FullName}|+]]
(:ifend:)
[[#grouptrailend]]
(:pagelist group={*$Group} fmt=#grouptrail :)

Dynamic trail of form <<prev | Group | next>>

[[#grouptrail2]]
(:template each :)
(:if equal {*$FullName} {=$FullName}:)
%wikitrail%[[{<$FullName}| &laquo; prev ]] | [[{*$Groupspaced}]] | [[{>$FullName}| next &raquo; ]]
(:ifend:)
[[#grouptrail2end]]
(:pagelist group={*$Group} fmt=#grouptrail2 :)

The trail markup will link to previous and next pages in the group, and to the group's homepage. The group's homepage does not need to contain a list of pages, the pagelist markup is generating the trail links.

To make sure that RecentChanges and GroupFooter don't show up in the navigation when using the Dynamic Trails recipe, use a list= option in your pagelist markup that will include the current page but omit the undesired ones. PmWiki's built-in list=normal option omits the current page, so it won't work with this recipe. See the Talk page or Cookbook:SearchPatterns for how to create a custom list= option that includes the current page, so you can use markup such as:

(:pagelist group={$Group} fmt=#grouptrail list=normalself :)

To understand the use of the "*$" markup see page variable special references and pagelist template special references.

Variation: fmt=#nextontrail

Dynamic trail of form NextPageName link

[[#nextontrail]]
(:if equal {*$FullName} {=$FullName}:)
Next page: [[{>$FullName}|+]]
(:ifend:)
[[#nextontrailend]]
(:pagelist group={*$Group} fmt=#nextontrail list=normal:)

Notes

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