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    • CommentRowNumber1.
    • CommentAuthorAli Caglayan
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2018

    Is it possible to get a list of pages that reference a certain page? Many times I have seen an article and wondered where it comes from (or if it is even necessery etc.). I don’t imagine this would be easy to implement, but if it exists then why not use it?

    • CommentRowNumber2.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2018

    We used to show these at the bottom of each page, but it was decided that it was too much clutter.

    • CommentRowNumber3.
    • CommentAuthorAli Caglayan
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2018

    Why not have a link next to “Cite” where it brings a list of pages?

    • CommentRowNumber4.
    • CommentAuthorRodMcGuire
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2018

    We used to show these at the bottom of each page, but it was decided that it was too much clutter.

    Also when right side-bar context menus became common that counted with Instiki as the page linking everything in the context which created tons of meaningless backlinks.

    I would be in favor or reinstating the “linked from” list along with some mechanism so that context menus and see-alsos didn’t generate backlinks.

    Linked-from could also normally be hidden/unexpanded which would avoid clutter unless clicked on.

    • CommentRowNumber5.
    • CommentAuthorRichard Williamson
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2018
    • (edited Oct 8th 2018)

    Yes, I agree that we can re-instate this in such a way that one clicks on something to bring up a list of linked-from pages, probably something in the menu either at the top or bottom. Let’s add it to the Technical TODO list (nlabmeta).

    • CommentRowNumber6.
    • CommentAuthorAli Caglayan
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2018

    I have added it to the TODO

  1. Thanks very much!