MediaWiki is a free software wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis.

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Replace string in string but not when its somewhere between double square bracket

I have a long string from mysql field containing the data of a mediawiki page. I have to replace a string in that mediawiki page but not when the string is in mediawiki link. The mediawiki link is ...
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Can't access wiki site through any other computers on my LAN

I am trying to set up an internal wiki site for my company. Product info, specs that sort of thing. I have downloaded and installed WAMP Server 2.2 (Apache 2.2.22 MySQL 5.5.24 PHP 5.3.13) as well as ...
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Is there a way to restrict read access to pages in MediaWiki?

I have a MediaWiki site which is available for public view, and I want to keep it that way, but I would like to make certain pages private -- and viewable only by me. I know this kind of goes against ...
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IE9 randomly blocks the cursor from moving up a row in text boxes on wikis

Ever since "upgrading" to IE9, I've been having a super-annoying and very inconsistent problem. While editing wikis, every now and then, I can't move the cursor to the previous row. Pressing the up ...
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Math extension in mediawiki on windows

I want to put some mathematical formulas in a mediawiki install on a local WAMP server. I'm currently trying to install the math extension but I can't get it to work. I've followed the instructions ...
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How do I set up ZScreen to upload images to my mediawiki?

I've set up a mediawiki with all the correct settings and enabled image uploading. When I do this manually this all works OK. I want to be able to upload screenshots automatically into my mediawiki ...
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Mediawiki extension error

I'm running the latest version of mediawiki using MoWeS Portable II from my desktop. I just installed this extension on the wiki http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:MsUpload It adds an option to ...
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How to backup image files on MediaWiki 1.20.4 using dumpUploads.php

I have run this same backup command on previous versions of MediaWiki (on Centos 6.4) and it has worked successfully but now when running this command on MediaWiki 1.20.4 - [root@wiki images]# php ...
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Freshly installed wiki still shows red links for pages that have been created?

I just set up MediaWiki for a test run on my laptop. Windows 7, PHP 5.4, SQL Server 2012 SP2, IIS 7, MediaWiki 1.23.6. The installation went smoothly once I got everything in order and I can create ...
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How I can made a reference to a document into mediawiki page in Tuleap

I would like made reference to a Tuleap document into a Tuleap-mediawiki page. I have test doc#ID but it doesn't create a link. It is possible to do that ?
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Mediawiki: Uploading tables of extension via browser

How do I update the wiki database with the tables of the newly installed extensions? I read this and went to mywiki.com/mw-config/ and got a page for upgrading the entire wiki instead of updating the ...
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Meidawiki: Get user contribution word-count

Is there any extension or any other option available in mediawiki to get the word-count of the contribution/edit by a user?
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Mediawiki: File upload error

When tried to upload files of 12.7MB(djvu) and 7MB(mp4) mediawiki showed an error saying: Internal error [89512f99] 2014-10-21 06:29:26: Fatal exception of type UploadStashFileException ...
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Chrome Refresh Problems

I'm having an occasional problem with Chrome not properly loading CSS files when I hard-reload (ie. clear the cache then reload). In other words, Chrome properly loads the page, but no style is ...
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How can I sort #ask results alphanumerically in MediaWiki?

I am using the Semantic MediaWiki and have this #ask query: {{#ask: [[Category:Journals]] | ?Has Rating }} The "Has Rating" has as allowed values: TOP25, TOP10, TOP5, and TOP1. How can I get the ...
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MediaWiki most brute force backup?

I brought up MediaWiki using Bintami stack. Now am trying to figure out the most brute force way to back up the the wiki and have ability to bring it up on another server as well. I have looked over ...
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How to relatively link to a file

My max file upload size is 64MB on my host and I'd like to upload a larger file. I see it as I have to upload the file via FTP and then link to it. But it's important to be to use a relative link ...
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“Error loading data from server: Server error.” - help on configuring VisualEditor and Parsoid extensions for MediaWiki on localhost?

I've been having issues with Parsoid and VisualEditor recently, getting this error everytime I try to edit the page: Error loading data from server: Server error.
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Organizing files on my computer into Mediawiki-style categories

I'd like to organize the files on my computer into Wikimedia-style categories, where files can be added to categories and every file can belong to more than one category. Can this be done using a ...
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MediaWiki distributed wiki plugin

I was wondering if something like this already exists or not — I would like to have a distributed wiki that is hosted on various servers using MediaWiki. Basically, this would affect searches ...
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Relative links on Mediawiki not working. Only applies to special Links

All regular links seem to be working fine, but there are some URLs on the site (all special urls) that are showing up as relative urls and because of this are not working when i click them. A ...
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How to reset user password for a MediaWiki instance using sqlite database?

The web server does not have email functionality, so the regular "forget password" feature does not work from the password resetting web page. Also the standard documentation on resetting password ...
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Single user website — performance tuning

I'm a university researcher and I have a private wiki which I use to write down notes. It's on a very resource constrained VM with 512MB of memory running MediaWiki. Since there's only really one ...
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How to install parsoid in CentOS?

I am trying to install VisualEditor extension http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:VisualEditor for MediaWiki. A pre-requisite is to install Parsoid service. The instructions for Parsoid ...
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is it possible to enable to serve mediawiki files with mediawiki content from any simple mediawiki server?

I understand that mediawiki server's its content from mysql. I would like to serve my content from local files maybe index.mediawiki etc. is that possible? any reference to such a solution? or any ...
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Can I run mediawiki and wordpress on a chromebook by using developer mode?

On my chromebook, is it possible to download and install apache, php, and mysql from developer mode's terminal, for the purposes of running mediawiki and wordpress?