On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 15:35, Phill Whiteside <PhillW(a)thesii.org> wrote:
Is there a link as to how to create said Main_Page?
Yeah, you can tell I'm a n00b to this :)
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 16:30, Phill Whiteside <PhillW(a)thesii.org> wrote:
is a subdomain pointed to
via the DNS and set
up in apache as to the where the root area is.
holds the files....
so, it seems that directory structure is correct.
I'm not sure how this is non standard, it is a normal way to set up
It's fine as is but the standard way is the have mediawiki live in
subdir of the docroot like /w/ and then some other path (like /wiki/)
is where the pretty (aka short) URLs live.
The subdomain deffinately exists!
Yes, it exists.
As to what .htaccess would be complaining at, I'm
at a loss. DNS has an
entry for wiki.thesii.org
(else we would get the header site), apache tells
it where it is installed and the programme files are all in the correct
Something is redirecting / and /index.php and other paths to
/index.php/Main_Page. That doesn't happen out of the box and you
should figure out what it is and disable it. First get MediaWiki
working at all and then worry about Short URLs. See
when you're ready for