[Mediawiki-l] Image Import

Brion Vibber brion at wikimedia.org
Sat Jan 12 01:10:50 UTC 2008

Thomas Dräger wrote:
> i posted my question befor in german but got no reply, here is my 
> question in english (i hope anybody understands me)
> I managed to import 6000 pages as xml. Each page has an image. Is ther a 
> way to import my images as xml too? Will my pades find the images automatic?

You can drop the images into a directory somewhere on the server and use
the command-line script maintenance/importImages.php to pull them into
the wiki.

As long as the 'Image:' namespace pages are already imported, they
should 'hook up' to the images just fine after that.

-- brion

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