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Planewalker.com Wiki has broken links - please fix

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Planewalker.com Wiki has broken links - please fix

There are broken links in the Planewalker.com Wiki.

The main page has "/wiki/" in the URL. That links to some pages that instead have "/encyclopedia/" in the URL. I also see some links that have "/forum/" in the URL (which are broken and link over to forum threads instead of wiki articles) or links that have "/search/node/" in the URL (which just load up your search pages instead of linking to the actual articles).

I can actually find the articles, by going to the Wiki Index page and searching that manually, but this really slows down the process and makes it much less easy to do the sort of click-through searches I can do on campaign setting wikis elsewhere, because I'm spending a lot of time working around the problem and not so much time reading the cool content.

I'm guessing the "/search/node/" links are probably also causing search engine bots to create a lot of requests for your search system to load pages.

Is this a problem you are aware of? Is anyone working to fix it? Do you have an estimate for when the wiki will work like a wiki again?

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Re: Planewalker.com Wiki has broken links - please fix

I'll hit them up on Facebook, and if that doesn't work Twitter.

-Sci

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Re: Planewalker.com Wiki has broken links - please fix

Big Mac wrote:
links that have "/search/node/" in the URL (which just load up your search pages instead of linking to the actual articles).
These ones have been doing that since I first stumbled upon the site.

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Re: Planewalker.com Wiki has broken links - please fix

The wiki originally worked, but the way it worked changed several times as the site's code was changed, and that broke a lot of articles. For example, for a while clicking on a link generated a search for articles tagged with that word, and the articles were written with that in mind. Then later on there weren't any tags anymore and clicking on a link that didn't have an article that matched that name exactly became dead.

I recommend the Timaresh wiki.

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Re: Planewalker.com Wiki has broken links - please fix

Are these fixed?

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