Semantic Plugin

For more information see Plugin Semantic page on!

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Install the plugin using the Plugin Manager and the download URL above, which points to latest version of the plugin. Refer to Plugins on how to install plugins manually.

This plugin adds semantic data (structured data) in your DokuWiki pages, to increase the search engine visibility:

  • via Standard HTML <meta/> tags (to add Author, Description, etc)
  • via Dublin Core metadata
  • via Open Graph protocol
  • via JSON-LD with metadata (for License, Author, Description, Search, etc)

To see Semantic Plugin in action, use Google Structured Data Testing Tool. This tool analyze your DokuWiki pages and display the structured data added by Semantic Plugin.

In alternative use CTRL+U in your browser to see the source :)

This plugin uses this common fields from

Article / NewsArticle /
TechArticle / BlogPosting
/ Recipe
headline Title of page
name Title of page
image The first image of the page
datePublished Create date of the page
dateCreated Create date of the page
dateModified Last modified date of the page
description First 500 characters from page
license DokuWiki license (if applicable)
url Page URL
creator The creator user of the page
contributor All contributing users of the page

By default this plugin use the defaultSchemaOrgType configuration for JSON-LD data. If you want to override the default config use this macro in your pages:

Macro Description
~~Article~~ Use
~~NewsArticle~~ Use
~~TechArticle~~ Use
~~BlogPosting~~ Use
~~Recipe~~ Use
~~NOSEMANTIC~~ Disable semantic data for page

The plugin can be configured in the DokuWiki configuration manager available in the admin menu.

Configuration Option Default Value Description
useMetaDescription 1 Add description meta tag
useMetaAuthor 1 Add author meta tag
useDublinCore 0 Add Dublin Core meta tag
useOpenGraph 0 Add Open Graph meta tag
defaultSchemaOrgType Article Default type for JSON-LD
excludedPages (wiki|playground) Excluded pages (insert a regex)

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Known Bugs and Issues

Please report bugs or feature requests at the Bug tracker.

  • wiki/plugin/semantic.txt
  • Last modified: 15 months ago
  • by Giuseppe Di Terlizzi