General Description

Using WikiSyntax, you can create links to other pages without having to know HTML. You can use three types of links in a Wiki page (as well as other contexts that accept WikiSyntax, including articles, blogs, comments, and forums):

  • Links to Wiki pages
  • Links to external Wiki pages
  • Links to Web pages

For each type of link, you can choose whether to display a description. If you provide a description, the page will display the description (not the link address) as a clickable hyperlink.

For detailed, step-by-step instructions, see WikiLinkingDoc.

Quick Reference

Link to a Wiki page WikiPageName or ((Wiki Page Name))
Link to an external Wiki page External Wiki name: External Wiki page name
Link to a Web page [] or [| Some Site!]

Note: Tiki's linking capabilities are affected by the following administrative options:

  • Use ))WikiWords(( If this feature in the Wiki Features area (Wiki tab) is disabled, you must use doubled parentheses to create a Wiki page link.
  • Open External Links in New Window If this feature in the General Settings area (General tab) is disabled, external links open in the existing browser window

Key Function and sub-features

  • Enables users to easily create links to Wiki, external Wiki, and Web pages without the need to use HTML.
  • Displays links with or without link text.
  • Caches external Web pages (if the appropriate configuration option is selected).
  • Enables users to suppress remote document caching for non-HTML objects.
  • External pages can open in the same or a new browser window (there's an administrative option that controls this behavior).

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