Advanced Search!

Posted by tsangktsangk on 04 Dec 2011 10:02
Last edited on 20 Mar 2014 17:27

Hello Fellow Wikidotians,
Recently, I released the new Advanced Search CSI (cross-site include) - an easy to use extension to the current search module. This new include extends the current search module in a number of ways:

  • users are presented with a UI to set search filters for category, author and title
  • admins can set default values for each of these values
    • in addition, admins are also able to enforce these default values (thereby restricting search results to the designated default filters)
    • plus, admins may hide these filter fields from users to remove confusion
  • admins are able to set the label of the search button

Comments: 8, rating: 4
Blog tags: csi search


Russian Wikidot Handbook started!

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 17 Sep 2011 11:52
Last edited on 17 Sep 2011 11:55

Welcome all Russian wikidotians!

Comments: 2, rating: 0
Blog tags: handbook russian


Applications for Wikidot available

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 30 Jul 2011 14:01
Last edited on 30 Nov 2012 09:35

Some Wikidot guru's have build Appplications for Wikidot written in javascript, run time Java, Python or only in Wikidot syntax - and I started on our Community a summary collection of all (as I know) existing Applications for Wikidot:
Calendars Calendar in Wikidot! Easy to use and implement your own!
Chat Build your OWN CHAT-ROOM
Notebook at Wikidot Wikidot's prime notebook application, featuring sections, subsections, noteboxes, temporary reminders, and more.
Password Verification Server The one-way stop for creating a secure password input box for your site.
Polls You can create your own POLL
STE Wikidot Editor STE is a source code editor for your Wikidot website, with dedicated support for importing and exporting from Available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
Whiffle A Python package to hide the complexities of using the Wikidot XML-RPC API. Example scripts are provided for re-parenting pages and changing tags in large batches.
Wikidot jsAPI Library Wikidot jsAPI - Wikidot API Javascript Library and demos (example: re-tag tool)

and in "Beta": Edmund the Wikidot Explorer (with Mass-Edit)

Comments: 2, rating: 2
Blog tags: appplication mass-edit


CSS Playground !

Posted by GoVeganGoVegan on 18 May 2011 14:12
Last edited on 18 May 2011 14:12

Thanks to this new experimental feature, user James Kanjo has launched a new site: CSS Playground, which is essentially a sandbox for CSS themes :-)

Comments: 2, rating: 2
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New: Autosave function in module NewPage

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 02 May 2011 06:31
Last edited on 05 May 2011 10:34

The NewPage module was updated on April 29th to include a new feature: Autosave. This has been a heavily-rated wish since the feedback site was created (it was the very first wish)!

Comments: 0, rating: 0
Blog tags: autosave blog newpage


New: Set tags button (for update tags) available

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 25 Mar 2011 11:43
Last edited on 19 Oct 2014 22:34

A syntax implementation makes it possible: We can use a new standalone [[button set-tags +_tag1 -_tag2 text="Change tags"]] to update tags of a page with predefined settings.. - Documentation is here: Button for tag update and some examples of usage now following :

Comments: 2, rating: 1
Blog tags: blog button good open tags


Calendars for Wikidot !

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 02 Mar 2011 18:27
Last edited on 02 Mar 2011 18:27

This is in the original version not really new, but there is now a new (copied ) sister-template of the calendars Wikidot- application - starting the week with sunday - saturday: is a calendars template where you can copy some usefull css pages and/or use only the include of the calendar-sunday:calendar on YOUR site.
Please - Notice there is a german calendar too!

Comments: 2, rating: 0
Blog tags: blog calendar


Free Admin-Forum available!

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 31 Jan 2011 16:25
Last edited on 31 Jan 2011 16:25

The Free Admin-Forum on Community-Playground/ is build for copying into You site !
Feel free to use it - test it - and copy it into your site !
Test is here: and if you want - you can start and test and write whatever you want in the "General-test" section:

  • Threads,
  • Tasks,
  • Sticky Threads,
  • Sub-task ,
    • subtaks to subtaks
      • subtaks to subtaks

Any comments are welcome here or on this admin-forum :)

Comments: 1, rating: 0
Blog tags: admin_forum blog forum playground

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