What inline can do

inline is the IkiWiki directive for inlining other pages into the current page or for creating all artefacts a blog might need.

Usecases:

  1. Inline some pages 'raw' in the current page.

  2. Blog

    1. Inline (selected) articles in time order in the current page.

    2. Create time ordered list of titles/links to (selected) articles.

inline direcive, example blog

Exploring the example blog delivered with ikiwiki we find the following uses of the inline directive:

Archive month page

Inlines the respectives months articles in full text in reverse order.

According to inline#template, inlinepage.tmpl is used as template.

Created with the ikiwiki-calendar command via the calendarmonth.tmpl.

<div class="inline" id="0"></div>

posts.mdwn

Creates a lists of titles and relative post date of the (ten most recent) articles, newest first. The titles are links to the respective article.

According to inline#template, archivepage.tmpl is used as template on behalf of the archive=yes parameter.

<div class="inline" id="1"></div>

tags pages

Shows the same as posts.mdwn.

Autocreated tag page.

inline documentation

inline mentions two other templates

titlepage

"only shows post titles"

microblog

"optimised for" Microblogging