Gentoo Wiki


People have asked how I was able to get that Categories box on the left hand of the wiki. Well, here is how.

The Categories navigation bar on the left that has been added to the wiki can be done in the following fashion:

Making the box

First thing you need to do is create a box, the box you want on your page. This wiki uses MediaWiki:ExtraNav and looks like so:

Placing the new page in MediaWiki namespace is key. Make sure it is placed there

Installing into the template

Placing the following line into your skins/MonoBook.php file will allow you to place any such added text directly into the template and allow it to keep its context:

<?php $this->msgWiki('ExtraNav') ?>

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