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Mephisto plugin to allow self-updating links

I’ve placed a page under code which details a little plugin I’ve been working on for Mephisto. It’s designed to make links in your templates which need to point to the latest software release always valid. It scans a directory according to a shell glob expression, and gives back a block with the file path, name and version as local variables.

The shell glob expression can be passed in via the liquid template, as per normal with mephisto plugins, or it can be passed in as a special tag attached to the page which is being rendered. This allows per-page links, rather than per-template, and gives greater flexibility.

More information is on the dynamic file link page.

Nick Ludlam
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Nick Ludlam
Software Developer and Prototyper in Mixed Media