[Mediawiki-l] creating new articles

Fred Bauder fredbaud at ctelco.net
Sun Feb 13 14:34:16 UTC 2005

Make this link on your main page [[Create new article]]. On that page
explain how to create a link to a new article by either creating a link to
it or fiddling with the url (that is done by replacing the string after


> From: Tor Kinlok <tor at superman.ws>
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> Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 09:18:58 -0500
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> Subject: [Mediawiki-l] creating new articles
> Hi -
> I'm new to the list and new to wikimedia.  Sorry if this is a simple
> question - but I've read through the online documentation and can't
> seem to find any info about this.
> I recently installed 1.4b6 "out of the box" and am trying to figure out
> a way to make it easy for my users to create new articles.
> On en.wikipedia.org, if a user searches for something but there is no
> match, "create an article with this title" and "put up a request for
> it" links show up on the results page.
> But on my installation, there is no easy way (that I've been able to
> find) to create new articles other than the direct-URL method.
> Is there any way to turn this on somewhere, or do I need to do custom
> coding?
> Thanks!
> - Tor
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