[Mediawiki-l] Editing special pages / Upload additional file types

zach bass geek at bassten.net
Thu Feb 16 17:01:40 UTC 2006


Thanks Rob, this is exactly what I was looking for.  Much appreciated!


> Which bit of them?
>
> The text used in the interfaces can be edited in the same manner as
> any other text; via the MediaWiki namespace. See the
> Special:Allmessages page on your wiki for a list of customisable
> interface text. If you've changed the LanguageXX.php (or
> MessagesXX.php, in 1.6alpha) files, run the rebuildMessages.php
> command-line maintenance script to repopulate the database.
>
> The actual behaviour of the special pages is controlled by code in the
> includes/SpecialXXX.php files. If you want to change this, you will
> have to hack those.
>
>
> Rob Church
>
> On 16/02/06, zach bass <geek at bassten.net> wrote:
>> Thanks, that answered a couple of my questions, not sure how I missed
>> it.
>> However, I didn't see any mention of editing special pages.  Am I
>> missing
>> something obvious? Again, my question was:
>>
>> 1.  Is it possible to edit special pages?  It looks like the text for
>> special pages is stored in the database and is non-editable binary data,
>> and that these database fields are populated from the file
>> ./languages/Language.php, but changing the text in this file has no
>> effect--is this data just imported to the database when the Wiki is
>> first
>> set up?  Is there any way to pull in new changes from this file?
>>
>>
>>
>> > zach bass wrote:
>> >> Hi, I'm somewhat of a n00b to MediaWiki administration and have a
>> couple
>> >> questions.  Apologies if these have been answered before, but I
>> checked
>> >> the list archives and web and haven't been able to find clear
>> answers.
>> >
>> > I believe your questions are answered in the FAQ:
>> > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_FAQ
>> >
>> > -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)
>> >
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