Internal, wiki-like linking
To ensure that my in-page and in-post links to other pages/posts on my blog are always correct, I use the runPHP plugin to add a call to
bloginfo('url') to prefix my links, so they're always absolute. It would be nice if there were a way to access a post's or page's permalink in a post or page without having to resort to PHP.
This might look something like a wiki link:
[Internal_page_slug text to be linked]
Alternatively (or additionally), another option would be to have an equivalent of
bloginfo('url') for use in posts or pages:
[blog_url] or something similar.
I agree. There should definitely be a more intuitive method of internal linking in WP. There's actually no method right now.
I suggested something similar here:
I'm behind this too. Would be great to have an easy way of doing internal links.
I support this idea. In fact, there's a site I've been asked to work on that I might have to use wikimedia for, simply because of that feature.
I'm working on a plug-in like this over the next few days. I've found one very similar called "Easy Post-To-Post" but it involves using a comment tag which is a pain when trying to edit a post because it doesn't show.
I've also found a lot of people not getting it to work so I've decided to write my own, hopefully better version.
I'll try to remember to come back here once its made but otherwise check out my blog.
I've developed a beta for this plugin. I think it takes a while to get added to the repository but I'd like to get some initial feedback on this so we can make it better.
If you would like to use and or test this plugin please download it from http://www.blograndom.com/blog/extras/rb-internal-links-plugin/ until it gets added to the repository.
rb-internal links isn't bad, but doesn't have search features plus limits the amount of pages/posts displayed (with no 'next' button).
This feature should be internal to WP.
I switched the type of permalinks I was using on my website, and it broke everything. Wiki-like internal links are my #1 feature request.
I would like to have this in the next release. The links could be handled by the db. So even if i change my permalink - all links in my contents are adapted and where still working.
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