Edit a single wiki section


Wiki section edit plugin provides the ability to edit one section, rather the whole wiki page (based on t:#6921, referenced in t:#1024).

An edit button appears at the end of a section heading when hovering over it.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for SectionEditPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


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Download and Source

Download the zipped source, check out using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


This plugin can be installed with easy_install:


Add the following to your trac.ini:

tracsectionedit.* = enabled

or enable it though the /admin/general/plugin panel.

A restart of the web server or Trac is not required.


Configuration options are placed in the [section-edit] section of your trac.ini.

Parameter Default Description
preview_whole_page true Whether to preview the entire page or just the section being edited (true/false)
edit_subsections false Whether to edit all subsections or just the section.

Recent Changes

[11208] by rjollos on 2012-01-27 22:44:23
Some code cleanup:

  • Use regex from Trac 0.12 wiki module for matching request.
  • Remove serve_ui_files option, which appeared to be useful only for debugging. Someone please correct me if I'm wrong about this.

[11205] by rjollos on 2012-01-27 06:58:16
Fixes #6342: (0.2.6) Added a new trac.ini option edit_subsections. When True, all subsections of a section will be displayed for editing. The default is False, preserving the existing behavior.

The 0.12 and 0.11 branches wil be combined in the near future, at which point this feature will be available for 0.11.

[11204] by rjollos on 2012-01-27 06:49:26
Refs #4970: Removing 0.12dev branch for now.


Author: cbalan
Maintainer: cbalan
Contributors: rjollos

Last modified 6 weeks ago Last modified on Mar 11, 2015, 3:10:26 PM

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