[Mediawiki-l] Site-wide system message as on WP and database questions

Filip Maljkovic dungodung at gmail.com
Mon Oct 16 05:48:38 UTC 2006

Metaspheres wrote:
> Hello,
> Wikipedia has a message that appears on every page (currently "Your continued donations  keep Wikipedia running!"). I would like to know which system message this is.
> Also, does MediaWiki automatically purge the database of deleted files after a period of time, or do I have to do this manually? 
You have to do it manually, if I understood you correctly.
> And in a similar vein, can I lock the database via MediaWiki?
Not anymore. Maybe there's an extension, but I doubt it's still maintained.
> Thanks very much,
> Sven

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