How to use DevonThink links in a MediaWiki page

MediaWiki supports out of the box a number of protocols for external linking such as HTTP, HTTPS, mailto, IRC. Additionally it gives you the possibility to add your own protocols by modifing the LocalSettings.php file under the root folder.

I have installed MAMP in order to use MediaWiki and lets say that my wiki is named "MyWiki". Then the path for this file in my file structure is (I use Snow Leopard):
So in order for MediaWiki to be able to understand DevonThink links you need to add the following line to the LocalSettings.php file:
$wgUrlProtocols[] = 'x-devonthink-item://';    

Then when you write in the edit mode of a MediaWiki page:

you just see

a nice hyperlink after saving. 

Now MediaWiki and DevonThink are perfectly integrated! See a short demonstration in the following video.

If you want to learn how the wiki text in the above video can be created automatically using Skim, AppleScript and Textmate read the following posts:

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