Add a page hierarchy using lsx

You can add a page hierarchy of the current page or of another page using $lsx(), as shown below.


This is useful for parent pages with large child hierarchy structures.

Add a page hierarchy

By default, the command $lsx() will produce the hierarchy of the current page. You can also add hierarchies of other pages:

By supplying a page name beginning with /, you can provide a page path from your wiki's main page. For example, if you enter $lsx(/user), the hierarchy of the main page's direct child called "user" will be produced.

By beginning your page name with ., you can provide a page path from the current page. For example, $lsx (./sample) will provide the hierarchy under the current page's child called "sample".

If the provided page name does not correspond to a page in the wiki, an error message will be displayed.

Additional features of lsx

$lsx() allows you to set many additional options to customize your page hierarchy display. You can use any combination of them, each separated by a comma, for example:

$lsx(/page, depth=1, sort=createdAt, reverse=true)

The options you can set include:

Parameter name Default value Explanation Additional details
num not set(< growi-plugin-lsx 4.0.0), 50(>= growi-plugin-lsx 4.0.0) Specify the number of pages in the hierarchy. num option details
depth not set Specify the maximum hierarchy depth to display. depth option details
sort path Specify the sort order of the hierarchy. sort option details
reverse false Reverse the order of the hierarchy. reverse option details
filter not set Filter the hierarchy according to some parameters. filter option details

Additional details are as follows.


  • Specify the number of pages to display in the hierarchy.

Example: $lsx(num=5)

You can also specify a page range using num:

  • $lsx(num=1:10) will display the 1st to the 10th result.

  • $lsx(num=2:) will display the 2nd result to the end of the hierarchy (skipping the first result).

  • $lsx(num=5+2) will display the 5th result, and then the next 2 results (5th, 6th, 7th).


  • Specify the maximum depth of the hierarchy

Example: $lsx(depth=1).

By default, the entire hierarchy is displayed with no depth limit.

Ranges can be specified in the same way as num.


The order of the page list can be specified as follows:

  • $lsx(sort=path)

    Lexicographic (alphabetical) sort by page name. This is the default setting.

  • $lsx(sort=createdAt)

    Sort by page created date in increasing order (oldest page first).

  • $lsx(sort=updatedAt)

    Sort by page last updated date in increasing order.


  • Reverse the sort order. Supported values are true and false. Default value is false.

Example: $lsx(sort=updatedAt, reverse=true)

In this example, the hierarchy will be displayed in order of page last updated date, with the most recently updated page first.


  • Filter the hierarchy to display only pages containing a specified text in the title

Example: $lsx(filter=2019)

In this example, only pages with 2019 in the page name are displayed in the list.


The $lsx() function used in GROWI originated as the Pukiwiki lsx plugin (opens new window)

The GROWI implementation can be found on our GitHub (opens new window)