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You can typically use any parameters you'd like when creating custom manager pages or other integrations, but there are a couple of exceptions.
Reserved parameters in the manager¶
The following parameters are used by the manager for various purposes.
a– used to define an action or controller
namespace- indicates what namespace the action belongs to; when not specified defaults to
context_key– specifies one of your contexts (e.g. "web" or "mgr")
wctx- specifies the "working context" which is the context the current "thing" belongs to, rather than the context "mgr".
class_key– specifies a class name, e.g. when creating a Weblink or static resource
id- specifies the ID a certain action or controller defaults to.
Reserved parameters in the front-end¶
q- used when friendly URLs are enabled for routing a request to the right resource. Can be changed with the
request_param_aliassystem setting, but recommended to leave unchanged.
id- used when friendly URLs are disabled for fetching the current resource. Can be changed with the
request_param_idsystem setting, but recommended to leave unchanged.
- all parameters prefixed with