Back link feature in Trac (trac:#611)


This plugin provides a back link feature.

  • Add Back Links section to ticket, wiki and milestone views.
  • Update the backlink table automatically with gathered back links from tickets, wiki pages, milestones and changesets via *ChangeListener interfaces.
  • Add backlink sync command, which updates the backlink table
  • Require Trac 1.0.5+ or 1.2+

Example for wiki:

Example for ticket:

See also trac:#611, TracBacksPlugin and BackLinksMacro.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for TracBackLinkPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


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Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out TracBackLinkPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


  1. Install the plugin:
    $ easy_install
  2. Enable the plugin in your trac.ini file:
    tracbacklink.* = enabled
  3. Execute upgrade command to create backlink table:
    $ trac-admin $ENV upgrade
  4. Execute backlink sync command to synchronize backlink table with several tables in Trac:
    $ trac-admin $ENV backlink sync

See also TracPlugins page for generic installation instructions.

Recent Changes

18606 by jun66j5 on 2023-12-19 09:45:49
TracBackLinkPlugin/1.0.15: fix AttributeError when invoking backlink sync with PostgreSQL (closes #14265)
18598 by jun66j5 on 2023-11-20 03:18:08
TracBackLinkPlugin/1.0.14: fix backlink sync command with Python 3 (closes #14253)
17971 by jun66j5 on 2021-01-25 08:50:34
TracBackLinkPlugin/1.0.13: fix 'Fragment' object is not callable while rendering backlinks and add unit tests (closes #13619)


Author: OpenGroove,Inc. and tracpath
Maintainer: Jun Omae

Last modified 3 years ago Last modified on Apr 2, 2021, 10:08:18 PM

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