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Also replace {{#titleparts: {{PAGENAME}} | 2 }}}} with "". --Mkratz 01:25, 3 September 2010 (UTC)

Is it used somewhere? If so, feel free to add it to the page. SPQRobin 19:49, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
At least I'm using it myself to build templates that are easily portable across projects. --Mkratz 15:27, 6 September 2010 (UTC)

translations[edit]

I somehow doubt the need to translate the How-to part. It is only needed for those who import (and, apart from that they should know how to do it with their experience, they can also speak English). --MF-W {a, b} 14:17, 29 July 2012 (UTC)

Always be bold. I agree with you. Ebe123 (Talkabout it|contribs) 21:18, 31 July 2012 (UTC)
Implemented. The how-to is now on a subpage. --MF-W {a, b} 01:26, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

Leaving redundantly piped links[edit]

As discussed at User talk:MF-Warburg#Redundant pipes left behind after import and User talk:SPQRobin#Importing into tcywiki, the way step 5 was being implemented resulted in links like [[Page|page]] being left behind in some newly-imported wikis. While technically this causes no problems, "culturally" it may confuse some users into thinking such piping is necessary, so it should be avoided if possible. I haven't noticed such problems in recently imported wikis, so does that mean this has been "fixed"? Should the fix be documented here? - dcljr (talk) 22:37, 10 July 2017 (UTC)

I am not aware of anything. --MF-W {a, b} 00:41, 14 July 2017 (UTC)

Recommend rebuilding link databases and (re)initializing statistics after import[edit]

I'd like to add a recommendation to submit a Phabricator task to run rebuildall.php and updateArticleCount.php after the importing of content into new wikis is finished. As explained in the rebuildall.php documentation, "You should run this script after importing some data into your wiki. It will populate the categorylinks, pagelinks, and imagelinks tables and refresh the search index." I've noticed in the recently created (and not yet counted) Shawiya Wiktionary that the wiki "thinks" that most main-namespace entries are dead-ends (do not link to other entries), even though almost all of them actually do contain wikilinks that are provided by a call to a template. Presumably this could be fixed by running the first script. The reason for running the second script is merely to avoid having to wait up to two weeks for the article count of the wiki to be determined or corrected (since it is run on the 1st and 15th of each month). Objections? Other opinions? - dcljr (talk) 01:25, 24 November 2019 (UTC)

If rebuildall.php is considered overkill, then replace with refreshLinks.php, which just rebuilds the pagelinks, categorylinks, imagelinks tables. - dcljr (talk) 07:53, 2 December 2019 (UTC)
BTW, the Shawiya Wiktionary has now been counted (statistics initialized on 1 December at, I think, c. 5am UTC), but the problem I'm pointing out above is still affecting the wiki. Merely recounting a wiki is not sufficient to fix this kind of problem. Making edits (possibly null edits) to all the pages on the wiki would fix it, but the script approach would be much faster. [grin] - dcljr (talk) 08:46, 2 December 2019 (UTC)