Extension "Semantic Maps"

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Semantic Maps
Provides the ability to view and edit coordinate data stored with the Semantic MediaWiki extension
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Maintainer(s): Jeroen De Dauw
First released: July 2009
Release status: obsolete
Development status: discontinued
Area of usage: Displaying data
Associated with: SMW, SB
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The 3.4.1 release was the last release for this extension. All of the functionality will be merged into extension "Maps"Allows embedding of dynamic maps, geocoding and geospatial operations starting with its 4.0 release on November 16, 2016. Make sure that you update all references to the "Semantic Maps" extension to the "Maps" extension in your "LocalSettings.php" file and remove all of them from your "composer.json" file (MW ≤ 1.24) or "composer.local.json" file (MW ≥ 1.25) when upgrading to version 4.0 of Maps. Note also the breaking changes and the blog post on the 4.0 release.

Semantic Maps was an extension to extension "Semantic MediaWiki"Semantic MediaWiki (SMW) is a free, open-source extension to MediaWiki that lets you store and query data within the wiki's pages. Semantic MediaWiki is also a full-fledged framework, in conjunction with many spinoff extensions, that can turn a wiki into a powerful and flexible knowledge management system. All data created within SMW can easily be published via the Semantic Web, allowing other systems to use this data seamlessly. (SMW) that added semantic capabilities to the Maps extension as well as adding the datatype datatype "Geographic coordinates"Holds coordinates describing geographic locations. This includes the ability to add, edit, aggregate and visualize coordinate data stored through the Semantic MediaWiki extension. It replaced earlier implementations in the "Semantic Google Maps" and "Semantic Layers" extensions.

Result formats added by Semantic Maps

PageFormatDescriptionAdded inCategoriesAuthors
Google Maps formatgooglemapsDisplays queried geographical data onto an Google Maps map0.1geoJeroen De Dauw
KML formatkmlExports geographical data into KML format1.0geo
export
Jeroen De Dauw
Leaflet formatleafletDisplays queried geographical data onto an Leaflet map3.0geoJeroen De Dauw
OpenLayers formatopenlayersDisplays queried geographical data onto an OpenLayers map0.1geoJeroen De Dauw

Examples

These examples now relate to the Extension "Maps" extension and will eventually be updated.

Many examples of how to use Maps can be found on the Semantic Maps examples page. You can also find documentation for Semantic Maps 1.0.x on the old documentation wiki. It still needs to be migrated to this wiki and updated.