Help:Attachment links

Factbox showing attachment links used within a page

The storage of attachment links for files allows users to get an fast and easy overview of file attachments to a page without having to check the raw wikitext of the respective page.1 This feature is available since Semantic MediaWiki 3.1.0Released on 23 September 2019 and compatible with MW 1.31.0 - 1.33.x.2 and allows for easier access to files, ultimately to promote further file annotations and consequently simplifying file exploration by wiki users.

The annotation of attachment links is done automatically once the storage of special property "Attachment link"Holds the links to files embedded on a page was enabled via configuration parameter $smwgPageSpecialPropertiesSets the page related special properties to be used.

It is also possible to expose the attachment links via the factbox which provides an additional tab "Attachments" grouping this kind of annotations.3

See also[edit]


  1. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub issue gh:smw:3640
  2. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub pull request gh:smw:3643
  3. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub pull request gh:smw:3652