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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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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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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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 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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“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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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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Installing mediawiki on local xampp by computer name

I am trying to install mediawiki on my local installation of xampp. I am also trying to install it using my computer name rather than my IP address, since that might change quiet often. I managed to ...
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Ubutun Enterprise Cloud - Mediawiki [Connection to instance-FAILED]

I am able to install and setup Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud accordingly. D/led and used Hybridfox to launch instances (Mediawiki) successfully. However, the problem is that after the instance is ...
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Chrome Referesh 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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MediaWiki: show bots in recent changes by default?

I am running some pywikibot code on a couple of wikis. I constantly find myself going to [[Special:Recentchanges]] and then clicking the "show bots" link (which adds &hidebots=0 as a parameter). ...
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MediaWiki on Nginx without rewrites

I need to host a mediawiki server on Nginx, but this server is proxied from another. The problem is, most of configuration examples I found use rewrites for URLs (mine is like this for now): location ...
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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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Apache won't display images from child directory

I am not especially experienced with Apache, but I have setup a number of simple sites using it and am a bit puzzled by this problem. I have installed MediaWiki and the Math extension, this creates a ...
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Short URLs not working with MediaWiki on nginx

I've been trying to configure Mediawiki Short URL's with nginx, but I keep getting 404 errors when trying to access the pages of my wiki. I followed this guide but changed location / to location ...
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how to install geoserver and mediawiki on the same machine?

on a w2k8 r2 machine, geoserver is installed --- mysql is used for geoserver. it works fine. now, mediawiki has to be installed. bitnami installer will be used. could this one affect the prior ...
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How do I work on a wiki draft with local save?

Editing a wiki article is usually done online but if I'd like to restart a browser then the draft is lost. How do I work on the draft with a local copy and ability to preview if I don't use web ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for faster formatting in mediawiki?

I'm starting to use a local Mediawiki installation to document my various notes, since browsing the Wiki afterwords is soooo much quicker than opening files in a folder structure. Unfortunately, I'm ...
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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 ...