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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Different versions of MediaWiki on the same server

From what I can tell, people install multiple instances of MediaWiki on the same server all the time. However, I am not sure if you can install different versions of MediaWiki on the same server. ...
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Mediawiki upload directory ouotside installation directory

I have installed Mediawiki in /var/www/mediawiki/w, where /var/www/mediawiki is the root directory. Is it possible to set the upload directory outside w, say /var/www/mediawiki/images, instead of a ...
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404 when trying to shorten url for mediawiki (lighttpd)

I'm absolutely new at this, so please bear with me. I installed mediawiki on lighttpd with no problems, except that when I try to follow up redwerks instructions on how to shorten the urls for ...
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Sporadic problems saving edits in MediaWiki

In our Wiki (http://scratch-dach.info MediaWiki 1.25.1, PHP 5.3.29, MySQL 5.5.44-log) we have sporadic problems when saving edits. At irregular intervals the Browser tries to download the ...
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Mediawiki talk page links to normal page [closed]

I have a mediawiki installation which mostly works as expected otherwise. However, suddenly, one normal page's "talk" section links to another normal page instead of to the expected separate "talk" ...
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Nginx. Config two sites on the same port

I'm trying to add a wikimedia site on my server, which already has another site (which doesn't use PHP) on it. I want to put it on a different folder like www.hostname.com/wiki but it would be ...
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Apache SSO (mod_sspi)

I am trying to implement an auto login function into my mediawiki by using their windows credentials. I am using Apache Server (V2.2). I have implemented the Auth remoteuser extension and has ...
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IIS 7.5 - Windows Authetication FQDN

Currently, I have to implement an auto login function for my mediawiki and I have enabled windows authentication on my IIS 7.5. It is working on localhost without any prompt. However, when I tried ...
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Varnish with MediaWiki not caching

I'm trying to use varnish cache to cache a mediawiki page for logged in users. I use ubuntu 14.04, varnish 4.0.3 (port 80) and nginx as a webserver (port 8080). As a vcl I copied the configuration ...
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php REMOTE_USER variable

I am trying to setup mediawiki with SSO. I was able to set up authentification with domain, but I cannot setup SSO. For some reason, $_SERVER['REMOTE_USER'] variable is not set. I looked into some ...
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Mediawiki migrate existing wiki page to shortURL without afecting SEO (maintain old links)

Following the steps at: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Short_URL http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Short_URL/Apache I have already migrate my wiki page from URLs: ...
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Rewrite old mediawiki URL pattern to short URL format and rewrite old URLs to support new format [duplicate]

We have been running a mediawiki installation for some years now. During an upgrade to a newer version, we decided to switch to the short url pattern wikipedia uses. This is working fine. So our ...
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Configuring PHP and Mediawiki to use Microsoft SQL Server?

I have PHP 5.6 x86 installed on Windows 7 to C:\PHP. IIS is successfully running PHP and MediaWiki when it's configured to use MariaDB. I'm trying to get it to work with MS SQL Server and it's not ...
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can't find mediawiki after changing apache listening port on ubuntu server

I had mediawiki installed and apache listening on port 9997 accessed via example.com:9997/mediawiki Mediawiki is under /var/www/html/mediawiki. So I wanted to change it to port 80. I changed ...
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Mediawiki link search

I recently changed my mediawiki domain and everything is work well, but there are some pages that have links in them that point to resources on the discontinued domain. I could go through all the ...
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Server 2012 R2 IIS 8 MediaWiki Every Other Page Refresh No CSS

I am having a peculiar issue with MediaWiki on both Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012 R2 where I have configured version 1.23.4 of MediaWiki and PHP 5.6 nts under FastCGI and for some reason if I ...
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Nginx - Mediawiki - Limit access to the connexion page to specified ip

I would like to limit the possibility to connect to my Mediawiki web site to a specified list of ip. The url to connect are : /index.php/Spécial:Connexion /index.php?title=Spécial:Connexion ...
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MediaWiki in multi-server environment

I'd like to ask about some strategies with MediaWiki. How would you run MediaWiki with good performance on a multi-server environment? Since it has configuration files it will also need some sort of ...
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Multiple instances of mediawiki on stand alone server

I want to run a second instance of MediaWiki on a stand alone server. Does anyone have a guide on how to do this without causing problems for my current MediaWiki instance.
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Second instance of mediawiki not loading

I have mediawiki on an internal server for one of my groups and it is running fine. I wanted to setup another wiki for a different internal group and I followed the instruction on how to do so on the ...
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MediaWiki migration showing errors with old directory structure

I recently migrated a server from an Ubuntu machine to a more appropriate and easier to maintain CentOS 6.5 VM. After moving the software over and ensuring the paths are all corrected, or so I ...
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Mediawiki does not run for the first time

I'm trying to install Mediawiki 1.22.6 into a subdirectory /wiki/ of apache document root directory, which contains some other directories. When I try to open http://example.com/wiki or ...
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mediawiki unable to upload files, but no errors

I have a 64-bit, CentOS 6.4 server running Apache 2 and MediaWiki 1.21.2 (upgraded from a 1.19 install from another server, but the problem did not exist there). The problem is that users cannot ...
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Adding Bugzilla links to Mediawiki

We have both Bugzilla (3.2.5.1-2) and Mediawiki (1.20.2) and I would like an easy way to create links to bug reports from a wiki page. I've noticed that the main Wikipedia site has a shortcut to bug ...
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NGiNX and MediaWiki rewrite regular expression

I am having some problems with regular-expression with rewrite in NGiNX. Here is my config: location /wiki/ { rewrite ^/([^?]*)/([^?]*)(?:\?(.*))? /$1/index.php?title=$2&$3 last; ...
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Image Magick Can't Create Thumbnail OpenShift [closed]

I'm using OpenShift to host a MediaWiki site. Everything was working fine, including thumbnails, and then all of a sudden, thumbnails stopped being generated, and I got this cryptic error: Error ...
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Nginx location override does not do what I want, opinions welcome

I have a Nginx configuration file that works for everything except one feature. I have installed a Mediawiki, it works pretty well except at showing pictures (loading them works fine). Whereas (sorry ...
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Mediawiki behind reverse proxy populates user IP address with proxy address

I have apache running on a fw machine that reverse proxies different folders to different back end servers, and also wraps the connection in SSL. ...a fairly common setup. Predictably, the backend ...
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What does MediaWiki's $wgMaxShellMemory actually control?

My main question is: does wgMaxShellMemory limit the total memory used by all processes for shell tasks, like ImageMagick thumbnail creation? Or is it rather a per-process limit? The documentation for ...
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Importing old mediawiki SQL dump MAMP

I've been tasked with importing an SQL database to setup up with a local mediawiki website (v1.14). We were sent a SQL file with an image file to upload to the local site. After setting up mediawiki ...
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How to add content to all pages in a mediawiki?

TL;DR: How do I add a text (notice) to the content (not a header or global template) of every page? (very) long question with background: I'm planning to migrate a MediaWiki over to another wiki. The ...
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not able to upload files into mediawiki — weird one

Completely frustrating me. When I try and upload a small jpeg file I get the following error: Warning: wfMkdirParents: failed to mkdir "/usr/local/mediawiki-1.20.5/images/5/5d" mode 0777 in ...
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MediaWiki Not Displaying Correctly [closed]

I have installed MediaWiki on a test server, and have opened up port 80 on the Firewall. I can access the site by typing in the following: http://NameOfServer/mediawiki/index.php/Main_Page ...
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Stylesheets not loading in mediawiki

I'm trying to set up an internal mediawiki site with version 1.19 on RHEL 6.2 with Apache. On loading any wiki page, Mozilla reports Error: The stylesheet ...
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mediawiki and wordpress MU different root with Nginx

i want to use wordpress MU with mediawiki on the same domain , but i'm using a kind of mediawiki hosting service called wikifamily. so i have to different script root : /var/www/wikifamly for ...
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Varnish not passing user IP correctly to MediaWiki

I'm running a setup with Nginx, FastCGI, APC, Memcache and Varnish to host a MediaWiki installation. I'm having some issues with recent changes showing up as coming from 127.0.0.1 in the case of ...
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Under DoS, how to alter MediaWiki to reject quickly any editing and history requests for anonymous users

One of our MediaWiki - based projects seems under DoS attack - unusual number of anonymous users try to edit pages and view or edit history requests. While anonymous editing is disabled on that ...
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Why is Apache directing me to /defaultsite?

I've never had this problem before, but I'm sure it's something I'm doing wrong. I just set up another virtual host on Debian with Apache, and I'm trying to get it directed to the MediaWiki ...
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converting Lighttpd rule to apache rules

I am using mediawiki on my localhost server. my url for now is 127.0.0.1:8080/wiki/index.php/Main_Page But i want to convert above mentioned url to wiki.127.0.0.1:8080 or something like ...
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mod_rewrite changes case even if not matching RewriteCond?

I have a really strange problem with my MediaWiki which I want to have articles of the form mywiki.org/MyArticle. Now I got most of it to work using the following code but it mysteriously cannot ...
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Iptables Allow MYSQL server incoming requests

I am trying to get my new MediaWiki server to allow connections to our MySql Server and right now I cannot get my iptables firewall set up right for this. The rule I am applying is the following ...
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MediaWiki “open_basedir restriction in effect”

I installed a local MediaWiki and gave it access to the following directories in php.ini: open_basedir = /srv/http/:/home/:/tmp/:/usr/share/pear/:/usr/share/webapps/mediawiki Why do I still get the ...
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How to solve php warning for mediawiki running on tomcat with quercus

I set up a mediawiki (1.19.2) with quercus (4.0.25) on a Tomcat 7. The installation process went well, there were no errors or warnings, the database connection is OK and at the end of the ...
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Mediawiki create user error after migration [closed]

So I had a mediawiki installed on windows with MySQL (running on AWS RDS). I've since moved it to a debian server for various reasons, but I think I've messed up the database because of the different ...
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Visiting certain pages downloads gzip file instead of displaying them

I've encountered an intermittent problem with my site. When visiting pages, the browser just downloads a .gz file instead of loading the page. Reloading the page a few times will eventually display ...
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PHP/APC Canonicalize not working as expected

Basic Info: APC Version 3.1.13 PHP Version 5.4.7-1~dotdeb.0 APC Host pcgamingwiki.com (li263-94) (173.255.253.94) Server Software nginx/1.2.4 In my config, I have apc.stat = 0 and ...
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MediaWiki Apache2 RewriteEngine Not Working

I am working from Manual:Short URL/Apache guide to set up a wiki with a shortened url on a Debian server running Apache2. I want the directory /var/www/currienet/w/ to be accessible on ...
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downloading xlsx from secure site in apache from IE causes extra prompt

The issue is that when downloading the file, the download occurs (first prompt to open/save) and you can save the file. If you OPEN the file, it will make additional OPTIONS requests to the wiki ...
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Why isn't MediaWiki loading?

I recently set up MediaWiki on an Apache server with PostgreSQL. It installed successfully. However, when I try to access the website, I get a blank page. The error log reports the following. ...
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cannot access a page in a subdirectory of /var/www

I have problem with accessing mediawiki on a server with apache2. I installed mediawiki in /var/www/wiki directory. I can access index.php in /var/www by typing in browser "myhostIP", but if I type ...