If you put a path in instead of just using the search for
Widget:whateverwidget, it will take you to a page that should say "There is
currently no text in this page. You can search for this page
other pages, search the related
or edit this page<http://theoxfordunderground.com/index.php?title=Widget:Whatever&action=edit>."
Then you click on the "create" tab up top or click on "edit this page" to
start an edit window so that you can paste the source code for the widget
If you use the search you will see what you are probably used to when
searching for a page that doesn't exist. I would ask for a link to your wiki
to see what the problem might be but Widgets can only be created and edited
by the administrator (or bureaucrats, I think but I could be wrong). I
really wish I could help! I love my widgets. (ok, somehow that sounded just
On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 12:58 AM, Bruce Whealton <
> Here's the problem. I followed the links and went to install the
> widget. I tried a search and it found nothing but it didn't give me an
> option to create the page. I then put into the browser bar
> Hoping that I could create the page. No, it gave me an error saying the
> page does not exist. There is a namespace for Widgets. It is enabled.
> Now, just to check things out, I put into a search box Category:Test
> And it came up with the expected and desired Create the Page
> on this wiki!
> It isn't doing that for Widgets though.
> This should work. But I'm stumped.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shana Rosenberg [mailto:shanarosenberg@...]
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 12:47 PM
> To: Bruce Whealton
> Cc: Semantic MediaWiki users
> Subject: Re: [Semediawiki-user] Missing something for displaying widgets
> What to do once you have the widget extension installed is you then go the
> "Widget Library" section on the page I provided a link for. You follow the
> link to the extension you would like to install. On the lower right hand
> corner of the article is a box that gives instructions on how to install
> specific widget. You follow the link provided to the source code page, view
> the source/edit, select it all and copy, then paste it into a new article
> your own wiki and name it exactly as specified in the instructions. It
> doesn't even have to be the exact same name as long as it is in the Widget
> namespace and you call the widget with the name you gave it or the one
> For example: I followed the link to the YouTube widget...which happens to
> have been written by Yaron! I then followed the link to the source code
> page, copied the source, and placed it in my own wiki using
> as the article name. Using the instruction page for the specific widget you
> should see what parameters you need to send in for the widget to work. You
> then place the example code (with your own parameters) into any article in
> your wiki.
> This should work.
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:48 AM, Bruce Whealton <
> bwhealton@...> wrote:
> > Shana,
> > I guess it isn't a SMW extension per se but it is in the
> > Bundle. When it didn't work right I went to the page you mentioned,
> > found by doing some searches. So I tried to include a slideshare
> > presentation. I had the widget extension installed from the web link you
> > list. I then looked at an example that happened to be the slideshare
> > It seemed that all was right but I didn't see the slideshare widget
> > displaying. So, clearly I am doing something wrong. Maybe in addition
> > installing the widget module or extension, I need to add a widget for
> > type, somehow, e.g. Slideshare.
> > Thanks,
> > Bruce
> > Shana Rosenberg wrote:
> >> You need to install the Widget extension before using Widgets. I'm not
> >> sure from what you are describing that you have done this. What you have
> >> done when you have copied the Widget source code for a specific widget
> >> copy the code needed by the Widget extension to use that specific
> >> Have you followed the instructions here?
> >> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Widgets
> >> Also, and not a big deal to me, this extension has nothing to do with
> >> per se. I do use widgets that use SMW properties as parameter values
> >> If I've misinterpreted your question, please elaborate.
> >> Shana
> >> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 4:46 AM, Bruce Whealton <
> >> bwhealton@... <mailto:bwhealton@...
> >> wrote:
> >> Hello all,
> >> So, I installed the Semantic MediaWiki Bundle on a site
> >> (http://futurewavedesigns.com/wiki/) and
> >> tried to put in a SlideShare presentation widget into an article.
> >> Obviously that didn't work because I had not defined the
> >> Widget template. I read the documentation where it said "Copy the
> >> complete source code for this article and put it into a page named
> >> Widget:SlideShare." Ok, so I tried to search for that thinking it
> >> would
> >> be not found and I'd have the red link for creating the page. No, it
> >> just wasn't found. I then manually entered the path into my
> >> browser and
> >> I see a page without the option to edit it. Yes, I'm logged in as
> >> admin. I can edit other pages. In the SemanticBundleSettings.php
> >> it is set to allow editing by user admin. That's me.
> >> So, what am I doing wrong here?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Bruce
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