This is an extension I wrote for MediaWiki to insert polls into Lostpedia. It was originally based off of Sylvain Machefert's googlevideo and youtube video extensions, but has been re-written to use parameters within the tag to make it more elegant and secure.

Usage: <polldaddy pollid="12345"/> Note: In version 1.3 the height and width parameters are no longer used.

Using the javascript code from the website:

<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript" src=""></script><noscript> <a href ="" >Is the sky blue?</a>  <br/> <span style="font-size:9px;"> (<a href ="">  surveys</a>)</span></noscript>

Use this tag in Mediawiki:

<polldaddy pollid="12345"/>

Here's the code:


 * An extension that allows embedding of polls into Mediawiki
 * @package MediaWiki
 * @subpackage Extensions
 * @author Jabberwock @ Lostpedia
 * @license GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
 * Version 1.3
 * Changes:  	1.2: --use parameters from tag instead of delimited $input
 *		1.3: --polldaddy no longer supporting flash polls.  Using javascript instead
 *		     --width and height no longer required		
 * Tag:  <polldaddy pollid="12345"/>
# Confirm MW environment
if ( !defined( 'MEDIAWIKI' ) ) {
	die( 'This file is a MediaWiki extension, it is not a valid entry point' );

$wgExtensionFunctions[] = 'wfPolldaddy';
$wgExtensionCredits['parserhook'][] = array(
        'name' => 'PollDaddy (version 1.3)',
        'description' => 'Display polls from',
        'author' => '[ Jabberwock]',
        'url' => ''

function wfPolldaddy() {
        global $wgParser;
        $wgParser->setHook('polldaddy', 'renderPolldaddy');

# The callback function for converting the input text to HTML output
function renderPolldaddy($input, $params) {
        //$v = htmlspecialchars($params['v']);
        $pollid = htmlspecialchars($params['pollid']);
        if ($pollid==null) {
          $output = '<i>Poll Error:  no poll specified!</i>';
          return $output;
 	$output =    '<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript" src="'.$pollid.'.js"></script><noscript> <a href ="'.$pollid.'/" >Link</a>  <br/> <span style="font-size:9px;"> (<a href ="">  surveys</a>)</span></noscript>';

        return $output;

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