External Data

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Has name::External Data
Has description::Allows for retrieving structured data from external URLs, databases and other sources
Further Information
Homepage: follow this link
Maintainer(s): {{#set:Has maintainer=Yaron Koren}}Yaron Koren, {{#set:Has maintainer=Michael Dale}}Michael Dale, {{#set:Has maintainer=David Macdonald}}David Macdonald
First released: Was first released month::January Was first released year::2009
Release status: Has release status::stable
Development status: Has development status::active
Area of usage: Has area of usage::Importing data
Associated with:{{#info: SMW = Semantic MediaWiki, SB = Semantic Bundle, SMW+ = Semantic MediaWiki Plus, MW = MediaWiki}} Is associated with::MW, Is associated with::SB
Shortcut:{{#info: This is the shortcut to mark the beginning of the subject line when writing a support request to the mailing list or to the extension's author directly. See also this help page.}} ED
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The External Data extension allows MediaWiki pages to retrieve, filter, and format data from one or more sources. In addition to external URLs, data can also come from a regular wiki page, an uploaded file, an LDAP directory, or a database (relational or NoSQL).


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This documentation page applies to all SMW versions from 1.4.1 to the most current version.
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