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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: 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?

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:
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How to start editing mediawiki pages?

I can't find how to start mediawiki. From my admin it is enabled, but I do not see anything that match that. He did the command : $> yum install php-mediawiki-tuleap-123 But after that : "Then, as ...
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Tuleap and Mediawiki - Unable to create or edit pages

I have enabled Mediawiki in a new project on Tuleap 8.3.99 on CentOS 6.6. However, neither the project members (including the project admin) nor the site admin can create or edit any page in the ...
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How to properly delete all page content in MediaWiki?

I found this page that explains how to delete all pages in MediaWiki but I'm not at all convinced that running DELETE FROM page; is a good idea. The MediaWiki schema is pretty complex and just ...
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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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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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Is it possible to use MediaWiki Math extension for Semantic Media Wiki annotations?

We are building a knowledge base storing a lot of formulas. For presentation purposes, all our formulas are displayed inside a <math>...</math> pair of tags. We recently enabled SMW ...
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Run Mediawiki on a W7 Workstation

Is is possible to run and use Media Wiki, on a workstation ? I'm guessing this involves running Apache on the the same machine. I'm not very familiar with Apache or Media Wiki or server side ...
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How to use Pywikibot to download only a few selected pages?

How to use Pywikibot to extract only a single page or a few pages along with the revision histories from a MediaWiki wiki, instead of the whole wiki?
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How to setup turnkey-mediawiki on remote linux host inside vmplayer without highjacking ssh?

I have been trying to solve this problem but have found only partial information like "use bridged mode" or "turn off the windows firewall" (for windows hosts), so I wanted to ask for specific advice ...
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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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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 Availibility for Local and External

I'm currently hosting a MediaWiki site on my computer. I'm forwarding port 80 to my computer, and I'm able to access it from outside the network, as long as the $wgServer variable in LocalSettings....
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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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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 ...