> From: Poopak Alaeifar <eesm_star(a)yahoo.com>
> I am not able to edit the navigation pane of my mediawiki, i am using monobook skin, as i know it should be a link under the pane which is "edit the navigation" and all would be same as editing other pages. But I am not able to see it (having administrator rights), does anyone know how to do it.?
Assuming you mean the sidebar when you talk about the "navigation pane," I have the following actually in the sidebar:
• MediaWiki:Sidebar|Change this menu!
So now the sidebar has a link showing on every page for changing the sidebar.
To initially edit the sidebar, you need to go to:
Then you can add the line above.
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On Friday, September 26, 2014 9:43 AM, Poopak Alaeifar <eesm_star(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
Wow Done! You are awesome :) thanks a lot
On Friday, September 26, 2014 3:01 AM, Bill Traynor <btraynor(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 12:56 PM, Isarra Yos <zhorishna(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> On 25/09/14 12:49, Poopak Alaeifar wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am not able to edit the navigation pane of my mediawiki, i am using
>> monobook skin, as i know it should be a link under the pane which is "edit
>> the navigation" and all would be same as editing other pages. But I am not
>> able to see it (having administrator rights), does anyone know how to do
> There's no actual link for that that I know of (though having one in the by
> default that you just remove when you edit it might be an interesting idea),
> so you need to go to [[mediawiki:sidebar]] and edit that. I'd link to a
> relevant help page, but I couldn't find one.
For what it's worth, the Admin Links extension includes an 'Edit Sidebar' link.
> Wikipedia's is a decent example of the different syntax that can be used,
> though: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Sidebar
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I am not able to edit the navigation pane of my mediawiki, i am using monobook skin, as i know it should be a link under the pane which is "edit the navigation" and all would be same as editing other pages. But I am not able to see it (having administrator rights), does anyone know how to do it.?
I'd like to change the text on Special:Upload (Spezial:Hochladen in my case), but several attempts didn't work:
1. I changed MediaWiki:Uploadtext, but that did not help
2. I tried the markup for wpUploadFormLongText and wpUploadFormShortText on MediaWiki:Uploadtext from here 
3. I tried to change other interface texts, e.g. MediaWiki:Upload-maxfilesize or MediaWiki:Summary, which also doesn't work. (While others like MediaWiki:Sitenotice, MediaWiki:Searchmenu-new or MediaWiki:Sitenotice work fine)
I'm using MediaWiki 1.22.5
Yesterday on a wiki I administer, pages utilizing Lua modules began
producing the following script error:
Lua error: Connot create process: proc_open (/dev/null): failt to open
stream: Operation not permitted
And similarly, the system log file is full of this PHP Warning:
PHP Warning: proc_open(/dev/null): failed to open stream: Operation
not permitted in
on line 211
I know the permissions on /dev/null are correct. Any ideas how to fix this?
Instead of deleting Wiki articles which are not valid any longer, but are kept for historical reasons, I want to move those articles away from the current Wiki. Historical articles could contain [[category:histocal]] and I imagine that those articles could be moved automatically to another Wiki, based on this category, (or alternatively to another namespace, but this would not be read-only).
How do I accomplish this?
I am currently running Mediawiki version 1.20.4
Thanks to new architecture developments within the Memento Project, we are pleased to announce the availability of Version 1.0.0 of the Memento Headers time travel Extension for MediaWiki. The extension can be downloaded via . Information on the extension is available at . A demonstration wiki equipped with the extension is available at .
This extension only supplies the headers necessary to work with Memento clients , and does not provide all of the features of Memento for a MediaWiki installation. it relies upon an external TimeGate server, provided online by the Memento Project, to actually provide the datetime negotiation necessary for web time travel.
Memento clients allow one to select a past date and time to browse, and then browse the web as if it were that date and time. Installing the Memento Headers extension in a MediaWiki installation allows Memento clients to seamlessly transition from using web archives to wikis, allowing one to view past versions of web pages without interruption.
Earlier today, we announced the availability of version 2.1.0 of the full Memento extension. That extension provides additional functionality, such as ensuring that old revisions of images and templates match the revision of the page in which they are embedded. The Memento Headers extension does NOT provide such functionality. The Memento Headers extension only provides the headers necessary for Memento clients to find the oldid pages in MediaWiki installations that best match the datetime requested by the user.
As noted in the earlier announcement, the Memento protocol is currently used by major web archives  and supported by the International Internet Presevation Consortium . Though we have the support of web archives, the Memento team also considers time travel in MediaWiki to be a major use of the protocol. Videos  and  show Memento at work in the web at large, the latter paying attention to navigation within Wikipedia. Video  shows Memento at work in the full Memento MediaWiki extension.
We really look forward to any feedback the Wikimedia community can provide on this new exciting (though limited) way to provide and experience Memento.
On behalf of the Memento Team,
Shawn M. Jones
Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Computer Science
Old Dominion University
Research group: http://ws-dl.blogspot.com