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New How-To: Override Inline Styles With CSS

Posted by Ed JohnsonEd Johnson on 16 Feb 2010 06:19
Last edited on 09 May 2010 12:27

February 16, 2010 - Ed JohnsonEd Johnson


Have you found certain Wikidot page elements that are all but impossible to style with CSS because the styles are hard-coded into the page? This how-to shows you a technique to override those stubborn styles.


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New Join module!

Posted by leigerleiger on 14 Oct 2009 01:03
Last edited on 14 Oct 2009 01:22

Over on the Wikidot Projects forums, pieterhpieterh has announced the implementation of a new Join module.


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Blog tags: join members membership membershipapply membershipbypassword module

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New Listpages Module and _templates variables

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 07 Sep 2009 14:03
Last edited on 14 Oct 2009 01:15

Since 2009-09-07 there are new ListPages and _templates variables possible! See the Blog entry from Pieter and the "new design" on http://blog.wikidot.com/design:4 .
The first usage I made in the new try of an Event Calendar - see the source of the front-page.


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Mailform Module For All Sites

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 22 Aug 2009 07:20
Last edited on 14 Oct 2009 01:18

Yesterday Michal "opened" after an important change the
MailForm Module to be publicly available to all sites! This module let you define a form, let others fill it and receive the forms via email ! The content of the submitted form is sent to a list of recipients: [[module MailForm ... to="user1, user2,..."]] means

  • A comma-separated list of Wikidot user names
    • Spaces in user names should be replaced by - or _ ( underscore)
      • Same syntax as for user: search filter
    • User names do not need to be members or admins of the site

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New CountPages Module

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 08 Aug 2009 06:03
Last edited on 14 Oct 2009 01:18

There is a new CountPages Module !
If you want to count the total of pages overall or for given categories/tags/parent/date - this module produces %%count%%. Easier to implement and works faster than any ListPages trick (which got a limit of 250 pages for pagination for a performance reason).


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New ListPages - and Comments - Parameter

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 24 Jul 2009 13:50
Last edited on 14 Oct 2009 01:18

There are two new parameters implemented today - see the changelog or the collections of the Syntax-changes:
Implemented or
documented on
Item Short hint
2009-07-24 ListPages module New: parent="category:pagename" -
restricts results to children of specified page
2009-07-24 Comments module New: order="reverse" (or "forwards" by default) -
shows comments in reverse order, newest above oldest

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New Modules Nextpage Previouspage

Posted by Helmut_pdorfHelmut_pdorf on 20 Apr 2009 07:32
Last edited on 14 Oct 2009 01:19

Copied from the Syntax Changes journal:
2009-04-016 NextPage / PreviousPage Modules a new feature for ALL users: (ticket 253) available are now Modules

This features are now documented in http://www.wikidot.com/doc:nextpreviouspage-module and open for ALL users of wikidot.
Please - have a try!
I copy the text from Gabrys post:


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