[Mediawiki-l] batch image upload
richholton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 18 17:35:11 UTC 2005
MediaWiki is written in PHP, using MySQL functions. You certainly can
write server-side tools using PHP.
If you look in the "maintenance" directory of the MediaWiki software
you can find some examples of tools that update the database.
On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 12:27:58 -0500, Rick DeNatale
<rick.denatale at gmail.com> wrote:
> I asked a similar question a few days ago, and got no response.
> Pywikimediabot looks like it's a framework for writing http client
> bots which manipulate a wiki.
> What I'm looking for is a start on writing server side tools instead
> of client bots.
> I've already got a lot of image files on the server where my wiki is
> running which I'd like to "upload" without going through the web
> interface. What I've got in mind is a tool which I can give a list of
> image files to, and which will move or copy them to the right place,
> and do the sql work to build the image pages. The image description
> could be a simple default, or might come from an auxiliary file which
> I could make up with a text editor, and then let the tool run while
> I'm taking a nap <G>.
> Has anyone done anything like this, or anything with server side
> mediawiki tools in general?
> On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 08:37:38 -0800, Michelle <mme2002 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > When this question was asked before, Brion recommended this:
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/pywikipediabot
> > I have no idea how it applies, but maybe it will help.
> > Michelle
> > On Feb 18, 2005, at 7:03 AM, Bart Q. Simon wrote:
> > > Hello, very useful mailing list here.
> > >
> > > Question:
> > >
> > > Does anyone have a workable method for uploading multiple files (images
> > > in my case) to wiki?
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