New wiki links on character pages not updating once created

Technic
Technic

So, lets say I'm adding NPCs and reference something I don't have a wiki page for yet, but I know I want one. For example, in his Bio I write "NPC is from [[New Town]]." But New Town doesn't have its own wiki page yet. Once I save the character, I click the link and create the wiki page for New Town.

But now that the wiki page for New Town exists, if I go back to the NPC's character page, the link is still the one for creating a new wiki page with the name "New Town". It doesn't automatically update to the now valid link. If I click edit and re-save the page, it will re-parse the slug and the link now works.

This wouldn't be a big deal, except I've been creating characters and slugging up their biographies so that I could use those links to create new entries. Now I have to hunt down each character with a slug to a new page and re-save them once it is created.

This is only an issue on character pages. Wiki pages update to the appropriate link automatically.

Sign In or Register to comment.

Campaign of the Month
September 2021

D&D 3.0: Tales from Mystara


Read the feature post on the blog!
Or return to Obsidian Portal!

Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Discussions