I'm new to editing pages here and have been trying to help out with some of the Rift articles. What's confusing to me is the difference between Database pages vs Wiki pages. Before only the Wiki had Zone pages and the Database did not. As such I was editing the Wiki pages. However now I see that there are entries for many things in both Wiki and Databse, including Zones, Item Sets, etc.
So I was editing a Zone wiki and trying to link to Artifacts but it comes up as missing - even though those artifacts exist in the Database.
Am I missing something here? Does the Database pull from the Wiki pages? How can I link to things in the Database? Or is the Wiki useless at this point and I should only focus on Database pages?
Ok, part of the issue is, as we bring the new db records online the linking of the wiki pages is not completed for the move. We are getting that done now.
Regarding db vs. wiki, they are actually 2 parts of the same whole. The top part of the page is generated from info in the db, what appears below is anything entered in the wiki content. The two coexist in the same big space but with very specific naming issues.
For instance, wiki for zone pages lived at "Zone Name (Rift Zone)" but now that the db has zone records the correct Wiki page name for that content is "Rift Zone:Zone Name". the content from the pure-wiki pages is being moved now. Give us a little time and it will be done (like, Boh is doing it right now).
When the db sees the content at the correct wiki name it will display and maintain it correctly. Since there are not THAT many zone pages we are moving them by hand.
After the next day or so, if you see a Zone link that is red, check the wiki content and make sure it is in the "Rift Zone:Zone Name" format and it will work. Certainly there will be a few links that were made manually with the old naming... they just need to be fixed.