[geeklog-devel] Idea for next 1.3.x
mvonahn at techtracker.com
Sun Mar 9 21:37:46 EST 2003
The regex on the article.php page to highlight search terms could
easily be used to do this
On Sunday, March 9, 2003, at 04:38 PM, Simon Lord wrote:
> I most definitely would like this feature!
> On Sunday, March 9, 2003, at 07:27 PM, LIMBURG, Mark wrote:
>> Autolinks as per postnuke.
>> In essence, the concept is fairly simple. The admin creates a bunch
>> 'text' which is automatically altered to become a link. Let's go
>> with an
>> Text: Google
>> Link: http://www.google.com/
>> Title: The Google Search Engine
>> Whenever the word 'google' appears, it's replaced with:
>> <a href="http://www.google.com/" title="The Google Search Engine"
>> Now the annoying bit. We'll need to ensure that the autolink does
>> NOT occur
>> when it shouldn't. The best example I can think of is if the word is
>> already inside a link. This would be annoying:
>> <a href="http://www.<a href="http://www.google.com/" title="The
>> Search Engine" class="autolink">Google</a>.com/">Go</a>
>> Now, you *could* use a space pattern match, so only " google " would
>> valid, but that doesn't fix a bunch of problems also. The follow
>> shows this
>> <a href="http://sitename.com">My <a href="http://www.google.com/"
>> title="The Google Search Engine" class="autolink">Google</a>
>> .. not to mention " google." and the like.
>> So, I think we'd need to do some pattern parsing. If the term is
>> inside a
>> <a> then it doesn't apply. If my brain was actually online (I'm
>> this from notes I made on the weekend) I'm sure I could think of a
>> few more.
>> As an additional extra, these links would appear in the 'whats
>> section of a story.
>> Thoughts? Is this something people want?
>> Mark Limburg
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