Semantic MediaWiki

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We started using Semantic MediaWiki (SMW) for some "smart" functions of this wiki around June 2019. Feel free to join the effort!

How we use it so far:

Cheat Sheet

This is not supposed to replace the SMW documentation, but some things are nice to remember/share once you've finally found them:

  • Special:Ask - "sandbox" page for SMW queries (help)
  • assigning properties
    • in-text annotation: [[Property::value]] (only "value", or its |alt text, is displayed)
    • hidden annotation: use the set function
      • alternatively, you could enter | (the space is important!) to the end of a property (e.g. [[Has demo::test| ]]) which might be necessary in certain template elements
  • list of possible result formats (e.g. table or gallery)