User talk:Dero

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Custom AO Editor Tags

Is there anyway we could see the source of this special tag?
It would be much easier to understand how it works and how to use it, even better would be a possibility to change it to add functionality in future...

TriMoon (talk) 20:59, 24 April 2019 (UTC)

The tag itself will just render to a <img> tag with a link to an internal API of hours. For that internal API you cannot access the code. If there is an issue with the code we will fix it though.
To increase your understanding of it a bit: We have a "list" of all items and spells available in the game including our internal data as well as localized names. In this list we search given the parameters set within <aospell> and <aoitem> and when we find something we render the icon for this. When there is a typo in the name provided to <aospell> or <aoitem> this will result in a missing image and also sometimes multiple spells/items exist with the same localized name. For those we may be able to find a solution depending on other internal data, but for the most cases you would need to know the unique ID of the item/spell.
Dero (talk) 08:56, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
Ok thanks, as you might have noticed, and for those reading this conversation, i have made a template to ease usage for editors at {{aoitem link}}.
TriMoon (talk) 13:29, 25 April 2019 (UTC)