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Welcome to the PmWiki Cookbook! Here you will find PmWiki add-ons and descriptions? of how to customize PmWiki in lots of different ways.

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Note: These are PmWiki 2.0 and 2.1 recipes. See Cookbook-V1? for PmWiki 0.6 and 1.0 recipes.

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Feel free to add your own contributions to the cookbook. If you want to write and distribute Cookbook recipes, see the cookbook module guidelines?. In order to avoid duplication, make sure you check the archives of the discussion list for keywords of what you want to implement.

Cookbook Cookbook, Cookbook ?

Proposals and ideas for new features (as opposed to existing solutions) should be added to the PmWiki Issue Tracking System (PITS?).

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Table of Contents

See also:


Administrative Tasks

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PopenSimuledit?
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SourceForge?
SourceForge.net'sWebPmWiki
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WikiFarm
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Emacs PmWiki Mode?
Opening/editing/saving PmWiki source from within Emacs, also known as pmwiki-mode for Emacs (Unix/Linux, etc.)
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WYSIWYG
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XML RPC?
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Mail Form?
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BibTeX?
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PEARdiff?
PHP PEARDiff
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WikiTrail?
WikiTrail
PmWiki2PDF?
PDF
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WikiPDFF
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Publish WikiTrail?
Create a printable view of the pages on a WikiTrail as a single page
Simple Page Counter?
Count number of hits to a page
CurrentVisitors?
Ccount the number of visitors currently surfing on the site
VisitorsLogging?
Create a daily log of PmWiki activity and delete old logs automatically
PITS?
The PmWiki Issue Tracking System
Search Extensions?
Add page jump, search quick reference, search publish and category publish capabilities
Search HighLight?
Highlight searched item
Search Terms?
Another version of the above that doesn't require skin modifications
Action Log?
Keep a trace in a Pmwiki page of all actions performed on the site
Xajax Search?
Provide preview of found pages
MarkForDelete?
Mark pages for deletion and collected them for review

Images

Images AutoResizing?
to resize images and create images links
Easy Gallery?
How to create a gallery without additional scripts
ClipBoard?
Generic tool, automates EasyGallery? techniques
Embedded Gallery?
How to embed the Menalto Gallery inside of PmWiki
PhpQuickGallery?
Using an external gallery script with includeSite tag
Picture Gallery?
Display uploaded pictures and automatically create thumbnails for preview.
ImageSets?
User friendly simple galleries, independant of single wiki pages.
Simple Gallery?
Adding a simple gallery (photo/picture album) to pmwiki
TinyWebGallery?
Integration in pmwiki of this refined gallery
Background Images?
Adding background images to divisions, tables and table cells
Flash?
Insert "Flash" (*.swf) movies in wiki pages
RelativeUrls?
Display images using relative URLs.
Rotate Markup?
Enable "rotating" markup (images) in wiki pages
Script-Generated Images?
in wiki pages
Svg?
Scaleable Vector Grafic (*.svg) in wiki pages
ImgPopUp?
Scales down images and open them in a new window with upload link.
PTViewer?
Panoramic images in wiki pages.

Insertions/Uploads

Attach Links?
Change the formatting of Attach: links
Attachlist Enhanced?
List missing or orphaned attachments
CSV Include?
Import csv-files into PmWiki tables
Fortune?
Inserts a random fortune cookie.
Number of Articles?
Inserts the number of articles in the wiki.
Random Page?
Insert a random Wiki page from a list of pages.
Random Quote?
Inserts a random line from a text file.
Applet?
Inserts Java applets in wiki pages
NewsList?
Short list of files that were changed
Include Url?
Include external html pages in your Wiki Pages
Include Site?
Include external html pages in your Wiki Pages with styling
Include WikiPage?
Include wiki pages from other PmWiki 2.0 web sites.
Include XML?
Transform XML with XSL in your wiki pages (RSS,...).
IncludeAble?
Include a pmwiki page into a php script page.
IncludeFieldPage?
Include a page from another field in a farm.
Update Attachments?
Have every attachment appear with an "update" link
Upload Groups?
Change attachments to be organized on a per-group or sitewide basis
Upload Types?
Add/remove upload extensions

Layout modifications

All GroupHeader
Add page for sitewide style definition like GroupHeader for all groups
Compact PageList?
Making output of a long pagelist compact.
Sidebar-style PageList?
The default pagelist styles don't look like what normal people put in the sidebar. This one does.
Dict Index?
Get page listings in a "dictionary index" format
PageList Templates?
Define the layout of pagelists using wiki syntax from a wiki page
Film Script?
Adding Film Script Styles
Font Sizer?
Add-on skin module for easy change of font sizes
Group HomePage Change?
Changing a group's default HomePage
Remove Question Mark?
Remove the (annoying) question mark beside empty/newly created pages
Link PageCreateFmt Tooltip?
Adding a "tooltip" to a link of a non-existent page
Random Title?
Randomise browser titles using $WikiTitle
SideBar Name Change?
Changing the SideBar name
SideBar Special?
Setting up special-use SideBars
Farm SideBar?
Using a single sidebar template for a wiki farm.
Superscript Line Spacing?
Fix line spacing of superscripts and subscripts
Printing With Style?
Printable view using stylesheet only

Links/Page handling

AddLink Bookmarklet?
Fast add ref. of any current web page to a given Wiki page
AtLinks?
Alternate solution for links with @ prefix @Page
Disabling WikiWords?
How to disable the WikiWords on an entire site
External Links?
Cause external links to open in a new window by default
Lazy WebLinks?
Cause markup text beginning with "www." to be automatically converted into a link
Rename Page?
Add ?action=rename option
Delete Action?
Delete page via (password-protected) ?action=delete
Expire Diff?
Remove a page's history (?action=expirediff)
Relative links?
Create links using relative urls
Other Bookmarklets?
Browser Toolbar bookmarks to edit a page, browse diffs, etc.
This Site?
Add the InterMap prefix ThisSite: to your site
Multilink?
Add the ability to support full-featured multilinks
Tags?
Add free tags to a wiki site

Markup changes

Abbreviation Plurals?
Prevent plural abbreviations from being formatted as a wikiword
ASCII Math?
Embed mathematical formulas in wiki pages (no external tools required)
Chess Markup?
Display chessboards using PGN and FEN notations
ChordPro?
Embed ChordPro-formatted song sheets
Conditional Extensions?
Extend conditional markup
Properties?
Add properties to wiki pages
PageVariables?
Add variables (such as {$Title}) from other pages in the current page
Conditional Markup Samples?
Some sample definitions of PmWiki/ConditionalMarkup
Make Columns?
Split a block of text into two columns
Make Many Columns?
Make Many columns in your page
Enable HTML?
Allow html tags in wiki pages
Formatting Simple Tables?
A number of ways to automatically style Tables
Group List?
Add markup to generate a list of all groups on the site
Linux Tex?
Embed mathematical formulas in wiki pages (full LaTeX installation necessary)
Markdown Markup Extension?
Use Markdown markup
Markup Extensions?
Adds a wide range of markups
Media Categories?
Impliments trouble-free markup similar to Media Wiki.
Mime TeX?
Eembed athematical formulas in wiki pages
Numbered Headers?
and table of contents
Outline Lists?
Use ordered lists for outlines (I. A. 1. i. etc.)
Dynamic Wiki Trails?
Add pages to multiple trails, a page's current trail becomes URL dependent
PageTableOfContents?
Automatically generate a table of contents for a wiki page
PostIt Notes?
Yellow Stickies
Reverse Headings?
Reverse the weights of !, !!, !!, etc.
Titled Links?
Extract the link title from a page
Wiki Smileys?
Additional markup used for displaying smiley graphics.
WordWrap Preformatted Text?
Prevent long lines of text from stretching beyond the window edge
WP Categories?
Wikipedia-like Categories-links processing.

Markup writing

This is information for those who wish to write recipes for markup changes.

Custom Markup?
Basic information
Functions?
Functions for the markup writer (for module writers, too)
Parsing Markup Arguments?
For writing markup that takes parameters
Markup Ruleset Debugging?
Show more information than ?action=ruleset
Regular Expressions?
Tips&tricks for regular expression usage

Menu Tools

Expanding Menus?
Creating expanding Sidebar menus with conditional markup
Expanding Menu?
Creates a menu that expands to show only subpages in the current section
Horizontal Menu?
Turn lists into horizontal menus
Horizontal Vertical Menu?
Multilevel horizontal/vertical menu within wiki markup or e.g. Main/SideBar
Tracking Menu?
Highlights current page
Trail Menu?
Creates a tree menu from a trail
Tree Menu?
Creates a tree like menu

Page Naming Schemes

Alternate Naming Scheme?
using underscores
Clean Urls?
Get pmwiki to use "clean urls" (w/o pmwiki.php)
Open Urls?
Allows automatic creation of $ScriptUrl for Clean Urls, with HTTPS support
Page Paths?
Allow pages to be shared among multiple groups
Subpage Markup?
Allows a wiki page to have one level of subpage
Title Spaced?
Capitalization and wikiwords

Personal Information Management (PIM)

To Do?
Manage a list of to do items
VerySimpleToDo?
An alternate to-do list implementation striving for simplicity
Quiz?
Create a query / answer quiz with pmwiki
PmCalendar?
Easy to theme calendar designed for PmWiki
Wiki Calendar?
Creates a calendar, where each day is a wiki page
iCal Export?
Exports wiki entries to iCal format

RSS Tools

Rss Improved?
Improves feed compatibility, customizable -- includes support for Podcasting/enclosures.
See All RSS Changes?
Solving problem of unrecognized changes when using 3rd-party-software
Rss Feed Display?
Display RSS feeds in a wiki
RSS Simple?
Create a simple blog-alike wiki page with rss feed for this page

Security/Authentication

See also PmWiki.Security

Auth User?
Require username and password when accessing protected pages (user authentication).
Audit Images?
Check to see what images have been uploaded to your wiki.
Authorcontribution?
Show all pages a specific author contributes to.
Blocklist 2?
Block postings based on content or IP address (new & improved!)
Blocklist Helper Scripts?
Parse blocked post content for relevant information to block
Block Crawler?
Show different web crawlers special pages to prevent indexing
Credits Block?
List all contributors to a page on the page
Controlling Web Robots?
Adding robot control meta-tags to pages
Des Crypt?
Provides client-side DES and 3DES encryption.
eProtect?
Hide e-mail address
Farm Security?
Making Farm installations secure
Fix short sessions?
If you keep getting asked to enter your password after saving edits
Login Logout?
Provide login and logout mechanisms with removing session and author cookie
Making password requests explicit?
Tells user the type (edit, upload, etc.) of password required
MT BlackList?
Use the Movable Type Spam Black List
MailPosts
Get notification by email about page edits
Require Author?
Require an author name when saving edits
Secure Attachments?
Safeguarding attachments from public access on protected pages or groups.
User Auth?
User based authorization
Presence Awareness?
User based authorization, online users list and more
Presence Awareness Light?
Online users list for UserAuth addon
Htpasswd Form?
.htpasswd file editor

System Tools

My PmWiki?
Access to mysql
Per Group SubDirectories?
Organise files in subdirectories for each group
Standalone?
Run PmWiki in a "standalone" mode, without needing a webserver.
WikiCVSStorage?
How to automatically archive your wiki using CVS.

Wiki-to-Wiki Conversion Tools

Convert UseMod?
Convert pages in a UseMod directory to PmWiki
Wiki Markup Conversion?
Helps to convert other wiki markup to PmWiki

Superseded recipes

Simple Image Float?
Simple image float right, left and center with caption
Blocklist?
Block postings based on content or IP address-old version (deprecated)
EditBar?
Add a formatting toolbar (superseded by 2.0.beta16)
GettingMarkupArguments
For writing markup that takes parameters
SpacedWikiWords
Missing pithy explanation
Layout Edit Modified?
Modify the edit page layout
Change Summary?
Record a one-line summary of changes
Preview Top?
Move the edit preview box to the top
Main Group Change?
Changing the Main group
Removing left content?
(removing the SideBar)
No Space Pre?
Remove the leading space from <PRE> blocks.
Authenticated As Conditional?
Conditional that depends on what the user is authenticated as
Move a page?
to a different group, or rename it obsolete, see next recipe
RenamePage?
Missing pithy explanation
Line Breaks?
Honor line breaks (newlines) in the markup text
Use Common Pages In A Wiki Farm?
like the edit templates
Code Block?
Enhanced code and syntax highlighting in wiki pages (superseded by SourceBlock?)
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