Template talk:LinkSummary

Latest comment: 11 months ago by Billinghurst in topic Protected edit request on 16 July 2023

Layout 1


Just wanted to suggest a new layout for this template to make it more readable. All the same links (now everything is a plainlink) are there, and I think this is easier to read and use. It also has a different background colour so you can easily distinguish this from surrounding discussion. The hrules top and bottom are just to emphasize that this is separate from anything surrounding it. – Mike.lifeguard | @en.wb 23:44, 16 April 2008 (UTC)Reply

I like it, what is the effect when there are 50 LinkSummary templates on one page .. how does it affect loading time? --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 10:46, 17 April 2008 (UTC)Reply
There should be no difference in render time between this and what we currently have. – Mike.lifeguard | @en.wb 15:24, 18 April 2008 (UTC)Reply
I meant the amount of html is creates, the spam report pages tend to get very long sometimes, and then a lot of html influences the loading time. --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 15:26, 18 April 2008 (UTC)Reply
If there's a difference, it's not significant, I'd say. It's inclusions and parserfunctions which make the real difference. As we don't use parserfunctions, the way to reduce load times is to reduce inclusions. Many of the other templates we use, like {{not done}}, {{added}} etc. can be substed, as there's no need for those to ever be updated. Also, those ones have small amounts of markup, so substing them doesn't make a mess. This one would make a mess if you substed though; I don't recommend that. – Mike.lifeguard | @en.wb 22:45, 18 April 2008 (UTC)Reply
Lookin' good!
I recently added http://www.whosonmyserver.com/ to the en.wikipedia version, en:Template:LinkSummary. It's been giving me better results than domainsdb.net (which has been down recently) and onsamehost.com. 75% of the time, there's no correlation between the host IPs a domain is on and the other domains a spammer owns. Occasionally, however, the spammers will own their own servers or contract for a dedicated server. If I'm looking for sites related to venicetravelspam.com and find it's on the same IP as innsbrucktravelspam.com, greecetravelspam.com and 15 other sites with similar names, I now know what other spam to look for (and possibly blacklist).
Thanks for all yoor work on this, Mike.--A. B. (talk) 03:28, 19 April 2008 (UTC)Reply

Layout 2


I have added a parameter in the template "nofloat", which removes the lines and newline formatting (giving a plain list of the links on one line. Now the numbering in e.g. User:COIBot/COIReports/2008,_Dec_14 should be continuous. However, I do seem to have a bot of problem here and there. Will tweak a bit further. --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 16:20, 14 December 2008 (UTC)Reply

Have curious problem with a newline which is not in the template (as far as I can see). --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 16:43, 14 December 2008 (UTC)Reply

"find sbl entry"


I guess, it would be more meaningful to name the link to [1] not "seth's" but "find entry" or "find sbl entry". Ok? (another small advantage would be, that I could more easily find my commments...*g*) -- seth 23:44, 1 March 2009 (UTC)Reply

Totally agree. --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 09:23, 2 March 2009 (UTC)Reply

By convention, tools are named after their creator or the filename of the source code: Luxo's tool, VVV's tool/sulutil, crossblock, etc... grep_regexp_from_url isn't so catchy, so I used seth :) But yes, I do see your point.  — Mike.lifeguard | @en.wb 20:35, 5 April 2009 (UTC)Reply


Can Merlissimo's search be added? --Jorunn 10:02, 3 January 2010 (UTC)Reply

"Largest 20/50 wikipedias" is broken because the user account for Eagle is expired.


The "largest 20/50 wikipedias" is broken because user:Eagle at toolserver is expired, see, for example, [2]. This results in wasted effort on the part of those reading Talk:Spam blacklist. Either the problem with Eagle's tool should be fixed, or the link to the tool removed from the template, and probably the link should be removed immediately, because it can easily be put back when the tool is fixed, if it is. --Abd 01:18, 20 June 2011 (UTC)Reply


I have updated the links to be relative and/or local where possible, redone the formatting, and removed dead/superfluous links. It may be time to redo the graphic that is there to assist. billinghurst sDrewth 07:23, 28 November 2011 (UTC)Reply


{{edit protected}} In Template:LinkSummary there is a Google link which should support HTTPS. Please change
instead. Thanks. --Elegie (talk) 07:19, 28 June 2016 (UTC)Reply

Changed to https as there is no need for protocol-relativeness because Meta is always https. --Glaisher (talk) 08:44, 28 June 2016 (UTC)Reply

The template currently has a link for finding backlinks via Yahoo! Site Explorer (YSE.) In 2011, YSE discontinued operations. It would seem useful to either remove the "backlinks" search link from the template or, preferably, to have the backlinks search link use an alternative mechanism for finding backlinks. A possible alternative to YSE is Exalead Search. To do a search for backlinks to a domain via Exalead, it appears that the URL to use in the template would be https://www.exalead.com/search/web/results/?q=link%3A{{urlencode:{{{1|}}}}} (From what it appears, finding backlinks with Exalead Search works with domain names but not IP addresses.) --Elegie (talk) 06:28, 1 July 2016 (UTC)Reply

{{edit protected}}
The "backlinks" link is currently nonfunctional. It would seem useful for now to use Exalead Search to provide the ability to search for backlinks in the case of domains. Please change http://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com/advsearch?p={{urlencode:{{{1|}}}}}&bwm=i&bwmf=d&bwms=p to https://www.exalead.com/search/web/results/?q=link%3A{{urlencode:{{{1|}}}}} instead. Thanks. --Elegie (talk) 07:44, 7 September 2016 (UTC)Reply
Done. Now the gif needs to be adapted, but that is beyond me. --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 11:14, 7 September 2016 (UTC)Reply

Edit request - HTTPS


Please change the 4 http links to https; all 4 sites work with https. Thanks, --DannyS712 (talk) 04:33, 11 April 2020 (UTC)Reply

Done, thanks for your report. —Sgd. Hasley 21:42, 12 April 2020 (UTC)Reply

Edit request - fix typo


Please fix the typo in the link which using Google to search EN wiki:

-->[[:en:special:search/{{{1|}}}|en]] ([//www.google.com/search?num=100?h1=en&rls=en&q={{urlencode:{{{1|}}}}}+site:en.wikipedia.org G]) | <!--

That ? should be &, consistent with other Google links. --AnnAngela (talk) 13:58, 6 May 2020 (UTC)Reply

OK. —Sgd. Hasley 19:44, 6 May 2020 (UTC)Reply

"<span style="display:none;">[[{{{1}}}]]</span>"


This appears to heavily clutter Special:WantedPages – I assume it exists to find where certain addresses are used with this template, but can't this be done through the LinkReports subpage already? Otherwise, the link could go to some different kind of (sub)page in non-main namespace. ~~~~
User:1234qwer1234qwer4 (talk)
10:16, 16 May 2022 (UTC)Reply

Protected edit request on 15 June 2022

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Please replace all content of this template with its sandbox version. I removed alexa as it has been shut down, escaped pipes and removed leading/succeeding blank lines. Thanks. NguoiDungKhongDinhDanh 03:08, 15 June 2022 (UTC)Reply

  Donexaosflux Talk 14:09, 31 August 2022 (UTC)Reply

Protected edit request on 26 April 2023


Please update the template with the code in the sandbox, which allows the template to work when |1= starts with an asterisk. See User:COIBot/LinkReports/11rxonline.com and the testcases page. Jonesey95 (talk) 00:26, 26 April 2023 (UTC)Reply

Done. Kind regards, Tulsi 24x7 05:16, 27 April 2023 (UTC)Reply
Thanks! The pages with transclusions look good now. Jonesey95 (talk) 05:43, 27 April 2023 (UTC)Reply

Protected edit request on 6 July 2023


Separate links to HTTP and HTTPS linksearches are no longer necessary. See phab:T14810. MER-C 16:59, 6 July 2023 (UTC)Reply

@MER-C, since this template is used on over 500,000 pages, could you so kind to prepare (and test) the replacement, so that sysops can avoid doing multiple edits and thus unnecessarily overloading the servers. Thank you, --M/ (talk) 17:58, 6 July 2023 (UTC)Reply
Done. Here are demonstrations that the links I removed are no longer necessary (scroll down - you can see http and https results on the same page) [3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]. MER-C 18:15, 6 July 2023 (UTC)Reply
Request fulfilled. Thank you for your kind help. --M/ (talk) 19:40, 6 July 2023 (UTC)Reply

Protected edit request on 16 July 2023


I have refreshed and increased the size of the wiki sets in my cross-wiki linksearch tool and therefore the URLs have changed. The new code, as seen in the sandbox, is:

-->[https://wikipediatools.appspot.com/linksearch.jsp?set=top25&link={{urlencode:{{{1|}}}}} '''25'''] · <!--
-->[https://wikipediatools.appspot.com/linksearch.jsp?set=top50&link={{urlencode:{{{1|}}}}} '''50'''] · <!--
-->[https://wikipediatools.appspot.com/linksearch.jsp?set=major&link={{urlencode:{{{1|}}}}} '''major wikis'''] · <!-- 

Thanks. MER-C 11:54, 16 July 2023 (UTC)Reply

  Done Thanks for your work in this space.  — billinghurst sDrewth 13:00, 16 July 2023 (UTC)Reply
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