Links to other notes in exported HTML

I’d like to export a notebook to standalone HTML, which could then be hosted on a website. However, although both images and files work in the exported code, links between notes don’t work. Currently, when I serve the exported files using e.g. Python’s HTTP server, or http-server from node, the links don’t point anywhere.

In the HTML output, the link is of this format:

<a data-from-md data-resource-id='3206af7b7b5e4d5593964606995c32b3' title='' href='#' type=''>Link text</a>

Could links between notes perhaps be changed to relative paths in the exported HTML files? Or am I missing something that would make the links work?

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Bump…what’s the status of this? Is it not a feature, or is it not planned to be a feature? Or am I missing a setting somewhere that enables it?

Not implemented yet.

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Alright. Thanks!

I was getting ready to post this exact request, I’m glad it has already been asked.

I hope it ends up being implemented, I feel it would greatly improve the usefulness of the exported data.

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I would also love to see this feature implemented. I expect it would not require a ton of effort, and would massively increase joplin's accessibility by allowing export of whole notebooks into a format browsable by someone without joplin.
I would personally find this very useful, as a way of publishing my (inter-linked) lab notebook to a local website for others in my lab (who don't have joplin) to reference.

This feature would put Joplin at the top of the chart, imo.

So far, I haven't seen any wiki-building apps that can actually export to HTML and build a web wiki with, besides Joplin, but the internal links don't work right now.

Obsidian's Publish is the only other way to easily create a Wiki-type collection of notes and make them accessible online as-is without hassle. (EDIT: I found a guide that describes how to convert .md to a usable html, but requires more technical knowledge to do)
Besides Publish being expensive, this has limitations like no deeper site design. I wouldn't need to frequently update posted Wikis so I wouldn't mind the step of actually hosting a collection of pages, as long as they can link between each other without needing to re-write the articles.