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Item7181: Support PAGETITLE Macro in stock template

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While programmers like strictly named "Keys" to topic names (like this one, Item7181 :-), less technical users want top see something more descriptive in the Browser page title, history, bookmarks, etc.

Having seen a few references to a PAGETITLE variable floating around, I implemented this variable "wiki-side" in a skin template that overrides %TMPL:DEF{"windowtitle"}% (Reference)

I would like to see this code added to twiki.tmpl to avoid the need for an extra cover/skin and to make PAGETITLE part of the standard TWiki distribution so that everyone can benefit, not just "my clients".

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Current code in twiki.tmpl

%TMPL:DEF{"windowtitle"}%<title>%TMPL:P{"titleaction"}%  <nop>%TOPIC%%TMPL:P{"titlesep"}%<nop>%WEB%%TMPL:P{"titlesep"}%<nop>%WIKITOOLNAME%</title>%TMPL:END%

Recommended new code

%TMPL:DEF{"normalwindowtitle"}%<title>%TMPL:P{"titleaction"}% ** <nop>%TOPIC% ** %TMPL:P{"titlesep"}% %WEB% %TMPL:P{"titlesep"}% <nop>%WIKITOOLNAME%</title>%TMPL:END%

%TMPL:DEF{"dbwindowtitle"}%<title>%TMPL:P{"titleaction"}%<nop>%PAGETITLE% %TMPL:P{"titlesep"}% %WEB% %TMPL:P{"titlesep"}% <nop>%WIKITOOLNAME%</title>%TMPL:END%

%TMPL:DEF{"windowtitle"}%%TMPL:P{"titleaction"}%%IF{"defined PAGETITLE" then="%TMPL:P{"dbwindowtitle"}%" else="%TMPL:P{"normalwindowtitle"}%"}%%TMPL:END%

-- TWiki:Main/VickiBrown - 2013-03-11

TWiki has now a TOPICTITLE. It is not yet used in the Window title. Too late for TWiki-6.0.0, but will be done in the future. See VarTOPICTITLE.

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-10-13

Summary Support PAGETITLE Macro in stock template
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.VickiBrown
Codebase 5.1.3, 5.1.1
SVN Range TWiki-5.1.3-trunk, Fri, 01 Mar 2013, build 25265
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Priority Normal
CurrentState New


TargetRelease n/a

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Topic revision: r2 - 2013-10-13 - PeterThoeny
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