Power tags are an advanced feature which can add extra functions and layout options to your wiki ...
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Power tags are an advanced feature which can add extra functions and layout options to your wiki pages (and sometimes research notes). They are entered like regular tags but follow the format key:value. After adding a power tag, you must refresh the page.
To add tags, look for this box at the bottom of a wiki page or research note:
You can now use "inline" power tags in the middle of a research note or wiki page. The first one is for generating a list of notes for a given tag, and is used in this format:
For more advanced inline tagging, see Advanced Grids
For example, to list all notes tagged with peru, you can use:
Wiki pages can be listed too:
For a more complex example, you can list all questions on the topic of "infragram" using:
More advanced uses like activity grids can be found in this post:
And in the requesting responses documentation.
[people:organizer] -- will display any people tagged as organizers. Add profile tags on your profile page (admins can do this for anyone)
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Maps may be embedded inline, displaying content tagged with lat:___ and lon:___ location tags. Read more about inline maps here.
This feature is still in testing, but allows display of a CSV file as a graph:
[graph:/i/25356.csv] will display:
Prompts let us offer a place on a wiki page where a reader can enter text and it's directly inserted into the text of the wiki page just above the prompt.
[prompt :text:Placeholder text] (without space after prompt)
[prompt :text:Placeholder text]
That looks like this when saved:
We can also ask for longer-form text input with the keyword paragraph -- but be aware that the "placeholder text" can only hold letters, numbers and spaces -- no punctuation (yet):
[prompt :paragraph:Placeholder text] (without space after prompt)
[prompt :paragraph:Placeholder text]
Two identical prompts on one page can cause trouble, but if you add a unique id, you can get around that:
[prompt :text:Placeholder text:UNIQUE-ID] (without space after prompt)
[prompt :text:Placeholder text:UNIQUE-ID]
The prompts are better documented here.
There's also this type of "edit here" prompt:
[ edit ] (but without spaces)
[ edit ]
Which generates this type of prompt:
Edit this page to help complete it!
You might see some of these being generated automatically, like when checking the box for a Research Note to be an "Event" or a "question" or when awarding Barnstars to someone's Research Note. Don't manually add these:
This feature is for admins only -- please contact email@example.com with questions.
We've created a system for aliasing tags, which serves a number of purposes:
A) disambiguation -- we have both spectrometer and spectrometry -- as of recently, we'd prefer spectrometry. So we make each the alias of the other, and the two become somewhat (but not completely) interchangeable on the site.
B) subcategories -- multispectral-imaging contains and is broader than infragram.
Some aliasing features are more complex and not complete yet.
Email subscriptions - when people subscribe to a tag, they should receive emails when content is posted using a tag that is a (more generalized) alias of the subscribed-to tag.