Additional thought,

On the Import page that appears after drag and drop allow a button to 
import external links only. Create tiddlers with the external links.

Just dreaming


On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:13:45 AM UTC+10, TonyM wrote:
> Richard,
> TiddlyWiki seems quite capable of displaying external media but it seems 
> to me a second class citizen compared to drag drop and import. Have you 
> heard of a mechanism to  Drag and Drop but only create external links? 
> Allowing a relative link such as .\images would allow the tiddlywiki to be 
> moved with its media to a host.
> I would also like to do this with Hyperlinks or tiddler plugin sources, 
> drag and drop the link only, not the content.
> Just thinking
> Tony
> On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 8:52:00 AM UTC+10, RichardWilliamSmith 
> wrote:
>> I should add that the issue of 'externalising' images to reduce the page 
>> size is a separate, but related issue, and there are pretty good solutions 
>> for managing that too.
>> On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 8:48:54 AM UTC+10, RichardWilliamSmith 
>> wrote:
>>> Hi Herb,
>>> Tiddlywiki can be used to generate a static website where each page is 
>>> in its own file. This is advantageous for the reasons you state and several 
>>> others. There are basic instructions available 
>>> but I am in the middle of preparing a more detailed tutorial so, if you're 
>>> interested, watch this space.
>>> Regards,
>>> Richard
>>> On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 1:42:10 AM UTC+10, Herb Nazhe wrote:
>>>> As an addition to my previous post: when I said "the creation of 
>>>> multiple files" what I had in mind was the possibility of breaking down 
>>>> the 
>>>> TiddlyWiki file into several inter-related sub-files, each one for a major 
>>>> section of the blog (in case the blog has a very articulated and complex 
>>>> structure). This is, again, in the interest of keeping the size of the 
>>>> files smaller, because they have to be downloaded over the internet. 
>>>> Naturally, the interaction and coordination between the different files 
>>>> containing the blog sections should be managed automatically by the main 
>>>> TiddlyWiki file, without the end-user having to worry at all about this.
>>>> Cheers.

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