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Doesn't display images (6 posts)

  1. Joss Winn
    Posted 4 years ago #

    The plugin doesn't display images from the remote site. Is this intentional or a bug? e.g.


    Thanks for any help you can give me.


  2. enej
    Plugin Author

    Posted 4 years ago #

    Hi Joss
    This has something to do how your media wiki is configured. Try a different media wiki such as wikipedia or http://wiki.ubc.ca for example just to see if it works for you.


  3. Joss Winn
    Posted 4 years ago #

    OK. Thanks. How should the MediaWiki be configured? Can you point me to any information?

  4. enej
    Plugin Author

    Posted 4 years ago #

    It has to do with the image path...
    The images have a relative url. The wiki has to be configured to use absolute image urls... If you look at the source code it should be more clear. http://help.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk/2010/09/22/creating-custom-menus/
    I think its '$wgScriptPath' variable that you have to set
    Here is another link

    Hope that helps. We are also developing a bunch of wordpress resources that you could try to embed.
    at http://wiki.ubc.ca/Documentation:WordPress_Basics/Training

  5. mpaskevi
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I would also appreciate some guidance on setting mediawiki to use absolute image urls so that images will work with this plugin.

    Thanks in advance,

  6. sunshane
    Posted 3 years ago #

    i am with mpaskevi. i would like to understand how to configure a fresh mediawiki install to show images. trying to figure out from links above, but not sure what information to change on $wgScriptPath, etc. I did use http://shorturls.redwerks.org/ to reconstruct my url's to point to the page locations. It seems to work for the pages, but not the images. Any help would be great.


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