Somehow, seven months passed since the release of the last Semantic
Bundle... but now, finally there's a new one. As you might guess, there's a
lot of updated software in this one - Semantic MediaWiki itself is on the
same version, but most other extensions have been updated, including
You can read more about Semantic Bundle, and go to the "Package download"
section to download it, here:
- Yaron and Jeroen
Just as a safety net I'd like to publish copies of the databases
powering my MediaWiki installations, so that if I lose all my data and
backups, I might still be able to get something back (as well as
reassuring my users that their contributions won't be lost forever!)
I don't want to publish the raw database dump because it contains
people's e-mail addresses and password hashes, but I'm thinking that
perhaps if I take a copy of the database and erase the values in those
tables, I might be able to export and publish the 'anonymised' copy.
I'd rather not omit the user table entirely, because if I do ever need
to restore the wiki from this copy I'll need it to associate the right
account with each edit.
Does anyone know which fields contain sensitive data that I should
remove? I can see these obvious candidates:
Are there any others that are potentially confidential and should not
be made public?
I want to call for community feedback about my idea:
When gearing up site based on Mediawiki, especially, with Semantic
Mediawiki and Semantic Forms extensions installed, we encounter with
need of Mediawiki customization for project-specified requirements. This
includes two main steps:
1). Create wiki structure with pages, categories, templates, forms, etc.
2). Install & configure mediawiki extensions and possibly write new ones
for site customization.
There is a problem. Crating process of Mediawiki based site is inconsistent!
One things we should do in IDE, another things - on site. Jumping from
one window to another.
Now, lets imagine: what if we can work with Mediawiki pages as if they
be normal text files in our system? We gain advantages:
- Edit wiki pages in favorite text editor (like SublimeText, Vim, etc.)
- Edit wiki pages right in your favorite IDE, near Mediawiki php files.
And even more in future:
- Zip or copy wiki pages to computer. Edit offline. Upload changes later.
- Use any native program to work with pages like files: search&replace,
syntax highlight, auto-complete in IDE, etc.
My offer is to create tool which will mount Mediawiki pages as files in
local virtual drive. Virtual file system. MediawikiFS.
I have already coded very early working prototype (only for Windows yet).
You can test it here: http://mediawikifs.com
You can read more information and support my idea and proposal at:
Feel free to ask questions and features if interested!
I have been unsuccessful installing mediawiki 1.21. Would you be able to walk me through installing and configuring a newer version of mediawiki on our current system?
This in a development sandbox and I have root access.
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Dear fine mediawki-commnity,
I want to define/overwrite css-properties for articles in a specific
For example, red title for articles in the category "archive".
So, what I found is this:
What is the best technique the get this behavior?
Thx for any hints.