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Linear Navigation : Automatically update linked articles to link back - Round 2

Feature Upgrade · Articles & templates · Created by Lyraine Alei
lyraine navigation suggestion-repost

What functionality is missing? What is unsatisfying with the current situation?

  This suggestion is a return of this suggestion.
I've been working on some organization of my world. As I make heavy use of article redirects for categories, I've been using the linear navigation tool as a way to try and bring my navigation back up to a category page.   As an example, I have a Sophants category with an article designed to mimic the category page. This article is the "Linear Previous" for my Humans, Elves, Orcs, Dwarves, and so forth articles that I use as category redirects for the category of those respective names.
However, the Sophants article I use as my example does not automatically add the several "linear next" articles from those articles claiming it as the "previous linear" article.

How does this feature request address the current situation?

I request for articles to either have an option to have several "previous linear" articles or "next linear" articles. I also suggest the "linear previous" articles have the corresponding "linear next" link.   For people who do not wish for this, maybe a little check box to hide/not show the respective link(s)?

What are other uses for this feature request?

  I can see this being useful for Choose Your Own Adventure set-ups offhand as several "linear next" articles would be available. I hope comments would include other uses people would have.  

Additional Note

I know I could abandon the articles I use for category redirects for my use case. That would allow the categories to "uplink" to the parent category above more easily.   However, I feel that having a category page dedicated to describing what a human is would be redundant when I could be having a species article doing the same thing. I then searched through the suggestions made in the past, and uncovered the original suggestion this is a revival of.
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