[Mediawiki-l] Copying all wiki pages

P. Kerim friedman kerim.mail at oxus.net
Fri Jul 30 13:27:47 UTC 2004

I guess I need to do it some other way, turns out that


Is not yet working in Beta5...

"Special:Import is not ready for this beta release, sorry."


On Jul 30, 2004, at 9:24 AM, P. Kerim friedman wrote:

> I would like to be able to copy all the pages from my wiki to a 
> version running on my laptop, that way I can modify content when I am 
> offline. What is the easiest way to do this? I saw this page:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/XML_import/export
> Which pointed me to:
> Special:Export
> But it only seems to work for one page at a time. Or, more precisely, 
> I couldn't figure out how to tell it to do all the pages. It implies 
> that it can handle a list of pages, but I couldn't produce such a list 
> anywhere.
> I tried producing a list of all the pages by using:
> Special:Allpages
> It gave me this:
> Election 2004 to 學中文
> But no list. Note, the second half of that is in Chinese, so your 
> e-mail client may not display it properly. It may also be why this is 
> not working. I think I basically need the Wiki to produce a plaintext 
> list of the names of all pages so that I can easily use the 
> export/import feature.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks
> kerim
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