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Questions tagged [mediawiki]

MediaWiki is a free software open source wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. Use this tag when asking for extensions to be used on a MediaWiki site.

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API to create entries in wiktionary

I am looking for an API with documentation for writing entries in Wiktionary. I wish to create entries for new words from a local database. Preferably in python
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Is there a HTML to MediaWiki Converter?

I've been looking for a while and I can't seem to find a HTML to MediaWiki Converter. I'm looking for somewhere where I can type something like: HTML Code: <a href="https://mediawiki.org">...
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Is there a way to import bilingual wordlists from wiktionary, omegawiki or wordnet online?

I would like to import bilingual wordlists from wiktionary, omegawiki or wordnet but without using php, python, mysql beacuse I am not an expert in this tehnologies. I would like to query it online or ...
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dump a mediawiki from external

There are some possibilities how to backup or dump your Mediawiki when you have server access. But is there a tool, that I can use to dump a complete MediaWiki Instance from external? I know, there is ...
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Online Content Management Database for Media and Literature

As part of research project, I'm looking to manage media (images, video, sound) and literature (a screenshot with DOI or links to the source) I collect into an online database for myself and others to ...
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Is there a mobile app to cache the content of a private MediaWiki instance?

I'm a webmaster at an organization that has a private wiki. We have a MediaWiki instance hosted on a GoDaddy shared hosting environment. My supervisor is asking that we have an app for our employee's ...
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Is there a program to emulate a MediaWiki editor?

What I'm looking for would basically look like this, with previewing and preferably export to PDF. This would basically be something like a TeX engine, but using MediaWiki markup. It would also need ...
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Code editor, or editor plugin, that can highlight and prettify wikitext

The source code for templates in Wikipedia, Wiktionary, and all MediaWiki is usually written in a congealed lump like this: <includeonly>{{#if:{{{2|}}}|[[{{{1}}}#{{{2}}}]]|[[{{{1}}}]]}} - [http:...
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Convert PDF files to wiki?

I'm looking to convert a very messy* set of reference PDFs to wikitext. Ideally, I'd like to make this process a simple one-and-done application, but understand that such a tool may not be available. ...
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Recommendations for a visual Wikipedia table editor?

I am looking for a visual Wikipedia table editor that generates the markup code to be placed directly into a Wikipedia page. Requirements: Offline support Chrome app or native Linux (Ubuntu) app ...
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Can you recommend a MediaWiki extension for visualizing the Wiki's links?

I'm preparing to launch a Wiki. Now, at the beginning, it is quite important for me to visualize how the the first pages I add are connected to each other. I found an extension called WikiViz that ...
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MediaWiki video extension with programmatic seeking

I would like to create a page on a MediaWiki wiki to instruct users how to complete a procedure using a piece of software. Instead of taking lots of screenshots, I thought it would be better to have ...
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Backup MediaWiki site hosted by 3rd party?

We use MediaWiki hosted by ibiblio. We are not admins on the server, so we have limited access to the server (we are wiki sysops and Bureaucrats (or maybe Bureaucrats and Administrators)). I'm a ...
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Google Chrome extension for MediaWiki / WikiMedia notifications

Not so long ago the official WikiMedia wikis introduced a notification feature. You'll see a little box to the right of your username at the top of the page when you're logged in. It will turn red ...
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Reliable Wikimedia Commons uploader

When uploading pictures to Wikimedia Commons, I usually use the online Upload Wizard, but it has several problems: You have to select files using your browser's file selection dialog, which is very ...
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MediaWiki extension that allows me to insert adsense code into every wiki page

I'm looking for an extension that will allow me to insert Google AdSense code into every wiki page. I know there is an extension out there that puts the code on the left side bar, but that's not what ...
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Map of Wikimedia Commons pictures

Context While doing tourism, I use the Wikimedia Commons app to send pictures of monuments to Commons (a repository of free media). Most minor monuments are not on Commons, but the Eiffel Tower has ...
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Android app to edit MediaWiki wikis (browser loses data when kicked out of memory)

Let's say I edit a Wikipedia article, and receive a phone call before publishing it. After the phone call, I go back to the browser, and unfortunately it has been kicked out of memory, and I have to ...
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Reorder columns of a MediaWiki wiki table

A MediaWiki wiki table looks like this: {| |a1 |b1 |- |a2 |b2 |- |a3 |b3 |} It renders as: a1 b1 a2 b2 a3 b3 Wikipedia editors often need to reorder columns (for instance alphabetically), ...
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Mediawiki extension that allows me to confirm user contributions before they are applied to the actual wiki

I am running more of a informational wiki. I keep registrations open for users who want to edit the pages that are not in English, however I am having a problem with spam. I am looking for an ...
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CAPTCHA for MediaWiki [closed]

I read this about ReCaptcha: Unfortunately, as of 2011, some spammers appear to have figured out a way to bypass it, either through character recognition or by using humans. For that reason, it ...