this afternoon I was reading about the coming Flow extension. That's really
great work. And I can't wait to work with it.
And there are so many other interesting projects: Visual Editor, Parsoid,
Athena skin, Echo, Lua, Wiki Data and so on.
Despite of that MediaWiki you can see at Google Trends, that MediaWiki is still
loosing attention. And in my opinion people just don't know, that MediaWiki is
catching up. And they don't know, that it needs help.
But this is important for all of us, that developers see, that MediaWiki is no
longer a software of the "zero" years.
So I suggest to publish more blog articles and social media posts about this
new developments and if somebody has something nice to read, to discuss or to
share gives a hint, so that the others can spread the news in their community.
Good afternoon Richard,
Have you seen the Wikimedia Foundation's blog? It is available at
and they post to it several times a week.
I agree though that there is not really enough promotion of the Mediawiki
software. I try to share things that I read on the Wikimedia blog when they
It has always seemed strange to me how few people seem to know about Mediawiki
and what it is capable of (likewise how few people understand how Wikipedia