Questions tagged [mediawiki]

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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mediawiki version 1.35.2 does not support Unicode

Dears I have a problem with the mediawiki version 1.35.2. Its installed on CENTOS 7 with mysql server. The Startup work fine, but when an user create a new post, the system report a bellow error: “It ...
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wget ignores files despite *? wildcard search

i run the following command: wget -np -c -r -v -l1 -nd -A "*,*multistream-index*,*pages-articles.xml.bz2,*pages-meta-current.xml.bz2,*abstract.xml.gz,*pages-logging.xml.gz,*stub-articles.xml.gz,*...
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Mediawiki Logon page not working on Chrome

I have a weird problem that the Login Page of my MediaWiki installation isn't working on Chrome, when trying to browse to that page all I got back is a bunch of random characters. However, when I open ...
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How do I add PHP-LDAP to a Docker Container

I installed a MediaWiki on a Docker in CentOS 8. I want to integrate LDAP. I installed the LDAP extensions and activated it in the LocalSettings.php file. Now, when I try to login in my wiki I get ...
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MediaWiki:Common.js javascript code is never loaded

I'm trying to add some javascript code on all mediawiki pages. I have MediaWiki 1.31.7 installed from the Debian 10 official repos. I followed this guide: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/...
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How to fix wrong parenthesis direction in Hebrew text in Google Chrome?

A few months ago, a weird behavior emerged whenever I open the Hebrew Wikipedia page on my Mac using Chrome. The parenthesis and brackets are reversed. Here's an example from https://he.wikipedia.org/...
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Is it even possible to replace the Wikipedia citation from it using Microsoft word?

Is it even possible to replace the Wikipedia citation from it using Microsoft word ? I tried the following regex which I verified on regex101.com(And It is a valid regex for citations) Regex \[[0-9]+...
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Mediawiki: Safe way to prevent template edits from overloading the job queue?

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Manual:Job_queue#Updating_links_tables_when_a_template_changes How do I mitigate the flood of job queue entries when a major template is updated? Is ...
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Internal MediaWiki sends emails to old users who were watching articles

We run an internal MediaWiki Wiki for knowledge share and documentation. We have noticed some pages that are Watched by some users include old users that have left our employ but are still getting the ...
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Mediawiki + Babel.js = Possible?

The MediaWiki software let's you edit a Javascript file on its wiki by going to a URL, such as wiki.example.com/MediaWiki:Common.js. (With sufficient privileges) you can "edit" that file the same way ...
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why the list of pages does not appear in my categories pages (mediawiki)?

This page : https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Categories State that : Each of the pages in the Category namespace represents a so-called category, a grouping of related pages, and contains an index ...
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Adding tabulation characters to MediaWiki

If one wants to nest any HTML tag inside another HTML tag in MediaWiki, space-indentation isn't useful for that because it causes the nested tags to be wrapped in a <pre> tag in execution. A ...
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MediaWiki 404 error for search results page

I just upgraded Mediawiki from 1.24 to 1.32 It's running PHP 7.0.33, MySQL 5.6.40 on a shared server from SiteGround. When I use the built-in search box, most of the time it works fine. For example, ...
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Call MediaWiki script from Wikipedia

I created a new MediaWiki project and it's likely I'll need to call some MediaWiki JS scripts from English Wikipedia (I'd prefer to call them instead copy-paste them in MedaiWiki:Common.js). Is it ...
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MediaWiki non-theme-dependent CSS

I use MediaWiki and I want to add some non-theme-dependent or "global" CSS; basically some display:nones, It's a quick way to customize CSS without creating sub-themes (what I'd like to avoid due to ...
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MediaWiki: What are parameters in widgets?

I'd like to add some HTML code to all pages of a MediaWiki website, for that I've installed the Widgets extension by documentation, I understand that I should create the widget code as a wiki page ...
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MediaWiki: How to totally prevent anonymous users from register?

I've installed MediaWiki aiming to create some one-man-editing Wiki; Anyone can read in that wiki (no one has to register to read and can read anonymously) but editing is only by me; a website where I ...
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MediaWiki: skin and extentions files missing

I have an Arch Mediawiki installation that refers to several extensions and skins like this in a file called LocalSettings.php: require_once( "$IP/extensions/WikiEditor/WikiEditor.php" ); ...
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How to change a username in MediaWiki? [closed]

I started a website which is MediaWiki based. For some reason, the username had its first letter capitalized but I don't want it capitalized (I clearly remember how I wrote it lowercased). The ...
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mwoffliner ZIM file creation issue with local MediaWiki

I installed mwoffliner 1.6.0 as per these instructions in a Ubuntu 18.10 (cosmic, desktop edition). Some programs were missing and I apparently managed to install all of them. I succeeded running the ...
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MediaWiki - Mirror domain

I’ve manually installed Mediawiki at example.com/wiki with two separate databases (one in english and one in portuguese) and created two subdomains at pt.example.com and en.example.com mirroring the ...
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Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:No globals' not found

I have installed MediaWiki and am now finally getting to import/export templates from wikipedia to make it shinny like a door knob. However I am running into this road block: Lua error in package.lua ...
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Updating Ubuntu server (14.04.5 lts) and Mediawiki (1.25.3)

My company uses Mediawiki... a lot... unfortunately it hasn't been kept up to date. Its now my job to update it. I would really like any insights into this task. Ubuntu 14.04.5 update to 18.04.1 ...
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MediaWiki, display data aggregate from a template

I'm running MediaWiki version 1.27.4. With a template I have added informations in a bounch of pages. I would like to automatically obtain a table that aggregates all this data. I found this ...
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Mediawiki automatic “list of __” with descriptions?

list of foo pages on Wikipedia are manually updated. Can I automate that on my own mediawiki? I want a automatically generated list of foo page with a table that contains a name and description of ...
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Mediawiki doesn't use wikiEditor

I've added the following line in my LocalSettings.php: wfLoadExtension( 'WikiEditor' ); $wgHiddenPrefs[] = 'usebetatoolbar'; And yet, when I try to edit a page, I get an ugly editor like: Why is ...
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After installing mediawiki plugin on Tuleap it shows 404 Not Found

I have installed MediaWiki and Bugzilla Reference plugins on our Tuleap installation but when I click in the administration page it gives me 404 Bot Found error message. Other plugins e.g. Trackers, ...
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Local MediaWiki installation slow despite enabling Squid, parser, file, and sidebar caching

I have a local MediaWiki installation on a flash drive using XAMPP. I have enabled every possible form of caching as far as I know except for Varnish, since it's unavailable on Windows. Additionally, ...
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can't make Wikibase work

i installed the Wikibase client extension without repository as per these instructions, but now the whole wiki isn't working. every page says there are problems on the web site because it can't access ...
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Setup HTTPS on mediawiki on docker

I learn docker (Yes I am a noobie) and I want to setup HTTPS on my mediawiki container. I don't find any documentations or sample. When I try to set up by changing the 000-default.conf <...
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How to copy a debian mediawiki installation

The MediaWiki installation on Debian uses a file structure all over the system and symbolic links to enable/disable extensions/configs etc. I understand this is because Debian has preferred locations ...
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MediaWiki with MariaDB on Docker

I have 2 containers with 2 different MediaWiki running and I want to know. Do I need to create 2 containers with 2 MariaDB or just 1 container with MariaDB and two different DB inside? What is the ...
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How do I convert the entire Intranet- Mediawiki site to Wordpress? [closed]

I have installed Mediawiki on NAS and Wordpress on Ubuntu-sever. I need to convert the entire mediawiki site to wordpress format and run on Ubuntu. Thanks.
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Mediawiki: is it possible to block an user by IP when the block page only suggests its username?

We are experiencing a wave of spam on a wikimedia-powered website. I've always been able to block false user accounts because the block page was blocking its IP. But since yesterday with this spam ...
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Cannot create process: proc_open: failed to open stream: Permission denied

I've seen this question posted around with no solution. And I've seen other posts that are related (one two) but don't help. Permissions are set, executable, ownership is set, no SELinux, PHP can ...
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How do I restore MediaWiki images withut command line access?

I got the same question than How do I restore the images from a MediaWiki backup?, but without command line access ! Practically, I got a 1.18.? MW install totally crashed, outputting PHP errors. I ...
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mediawiki how to display information on the login page on a otherwise private wiki

I have setup a private wiki with mediawiki and i'm using a Logo under the CC license so I have to cite the source and the license. Since my wiki is private and requires a login I need to find a way ...
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Editing “MediaWiki:Vector.css” of my MediaWiki

I want to install Skin:Vector-DarkCSS on my MediaWiki. It must be simple, but second step of installation instructions syas I have to edit MediaWiki:Vector.css on my wiki. I searched for file with ...
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how do i program abyss web server X2 URL Rewriting to produce a Mediawiki short url

All of the refernces i find expplaining how to complete this are incorrect for this web server. i have the tools to do this URL rewriting what i need is a real how to complete this. i have abyss web ...
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Mediawiki extension “wikidiff2” not working (diffs are empty)

I have a problem where the diffs on a MediaWiki that I'm responsible for are always empty. $wgExternalDiffEngine is not set in my LocalSettings.php, so it should be defaulting to false, which is "...
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wiki is currently unable to handle this request

I need to show mathematical terms in mediawiki-1.26.2 so I tried to install SimpleMathJax on mediawiki. I followed the described in extension page: I downloaded SimpleMathJax-master.zip then extract, ...
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In a MediaWiki, where can I find the list of all uploaded images?

In a MediaWiki, where can I find the list of all uploaded images ? (I had it a few weeks ago, now that I'm back on the project, can't find it in the interface.)
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How can I find all wiki pages that link to a specific wiki page?

I'm not entirely sure, if this is the right place to ask, but I'll give it a try. If not, please point me to the right Stack Exchange site. I have found a page in a wiki (based on the MediaWiki ...
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403 when opening “/mw-config/index.php” for configuring MediaWiki on WAMP

I'm following this guide When I try to open http://domain/directory/mw-config/index.php with domain=localhost and directory=C:/wamp/www/wiki I get: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /...
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Pandoc has stack size error?

I am attempting to use pandoc to convert an HTML file to a MediaWiki format. I'm getting the following error. (It is a large file, so it wouldn't surprise me if this is the issue.) I have googled the ...
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Convert a mediawiki page to html with the table of contents working

I am looking for a way to convert a page from mediawiki software (basically a web page very similar to wikipedia, or in the printable version) which has a table of contents, to a PDF file with a ...
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MedaiWiki server publicly inaccesible on Raspberry Pi

I'm having trouble publicly accessing a MediaWiki server that I have set up on my Raspberry Pi. I am getting a "connection timed out" error when trying to visit the server remotely. It is however ...
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setting up MediaWiki to host more than one wiki

I am working on Ubuntu and have no experience in about PHP or Apache. Now I want to setup a wiki-family. So I looked to the official docs Manual:Wiki family. There are some steps to do that. I could ...
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creating Wiki family on Ubuntu desktop

I'm a new user of Ubuntu. Here you can see: This will allow you to install more than one wiki on a single server, using the same source code checkout. Also in Manual:FAQ you can see: It is ...
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MediaWiki word thesaurus graph extension

I use MediaWiki on Ubuntu. Is there a way to create word thesaurus graph from categories of MediaWiki? For example like this image: