Guild Wars Wiki:Requests for technical administration/CreateBox
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- CreateBox 1.5
- new installation of a MediaWiki extension
- Allows users to insert a handier form interface to page creation, through wikicode. There are benefits here in making the creation process easier (by automating the cut'n'paste of example syntax) and/or more generally helpful (by showing relevant instructions directly on the edit page).
- Many of the large wikis use the similar InputBox extension (including all Wikia wikis and english Wikimedia sites: Meta, Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Wikibooks, Wikijunior, Wikiversity, Wikiquote, Wikisource, Wikinews, WikiCommons, and Wikispecies). InputBox has notably been on the Wikinews main page for a long time and has almost always been used with the actionCreate modification to hack on create functionality. (actionCreate has recently developed into the standalone extension, CreateBox, with extra features more suited to page creation)
- Possible pitfalls
- Depending on technical limitations, certain uses might encourage misnamed articles (see community discussion).