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Markdown support

Status
Pending
Subject
Markdown support
Category
  • Feature request
Feature
Wiki (page view, edit, history, rename, etc)
Wiki Plugin (extends basic syntax)
Resolution status
Please retest
Submitted by
Fabio Montefuscolo
Volunteered to solve
luciash d' being 🧙‍♂️
Lastmod by
Fabio Montefuscolo, luciash d' being 🧙‍♂️
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(3)
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Description

Hello!

I'm wondering to know if it is possible to put Markdown support on TikiWiki roadmap. As many of you know, Markdown is a syntax widely supported by many CMS, text editors, JS and PHP libraries and other Wiki services.

There are even some e-mail plugins, like https://markdown-here.com/" class="wiki wikinew text-danger tips">Markdown Here, that allow users to write e-mails on Markdown language and the convert to HTML before sending emails.

Some ""competitors"" allow Markdown support as a plugin, like:


Also, some other frameworks have extensions for markdown:


So, as Markdown became familiar for a lot of non-technical users, I bet supporting Markdown is a good move for Tiki and also, it may turn easy migrating from other platform using Markdown to TikiWiki.

Solution

First basic working implementation done using a wiki-plugin (PluginMarkdown) for Tiki 20.

As per the decisions of the TikiFest Montreal 2018 we will use Commonmark Markdown flavor using this PHP lib: https://commonmark.thephpleague.com/
Also see:


Commits reference:

Importance
4
Easy to solve?
1 difficult
Priority
4
Demonstrate Bug
This bug has been demonstrated on show2.tikiwiki.org

 Accessing the Tiki instance that demonstrates this bug

The URL for the show2.tikiwiki.org instance that demonstrates this bug is at: http://montefuscolo-11849-6697.show2.tikiwiki.org. Note that if you get a popup asking for a username/password, please just enter "show" and "show". This is different from the initial login and password for a new Tiki which is "admin" and "admin".

For the install log, see http://montefuscolo-11849-6697.show2.tikiwiki.org/info.txt

Note that if you see PHP errors or a Tiki claiming to be missing third party software, the instance creation is probably not finished. Please wait a couple minutes and reload.

 Snapshots

Snapshots are database dumps of the configuration that developers can download for debugging. Once you have reproduced your bug on the show2.tikiwiki.org instance, create a snapshot that can then be downloaded by developers for further investigation.

Snapshots can be accessed at: http://montefuscolo-11849-6697.show2.tikiwiki.org/snapshots/. Note that if you get a popup asking for a username/password, please just enter "show" and "show".

Create new snapshot
SVN update
Ticket ID
6697
Created
Tuesday 12 June, 2018 15:27:44 GMT-0000
LastModif
Friday 24 May, 2019 15:03:25 GMT-0000

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