[Mediawiki-l] MediaWiki-l Digest, Vol 52, Issue 31

Frank Fulchiero fful at conncoll.edu
Wed Jan 16 01:36:24 UTC 2008

Thanks for the tips!

> From: "Emufarmers Sangly" <emufarmers at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] Changing page title and "About..." in
> 	footer
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> On Jan 15, 2008 12:38 PM, Frank Fulchiero <fful at conncoll.edu> wrote:
>>> From: "Thomas Dalton" <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>
>>> Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] Changing page title and "About..." in
>>> footer
>> I changed the $wgSiteName from Islamintheus to "Islam in the US" and
>> this does change the Page name in the browser, and "About..." in the
>> footer.
>> But is this variable used anywhere else, and is it ok to have spaces
>> in it?
>> Thanks for the tip, but did not want to mess anything up elsewhere.
>> Frank Fulchiero
>> Digital Media Specialist
>> Connecticut College
>>>> Where could I change this? Thanking anyone for any info.
>>> It's in LocalSettings.php, I think. $wgSiteName or something like
>>> that.
> $wgSitename is effectively the "master" variable that gets used in  
> system
> messages wherever the {{SITENAME}} magic word appears (so in the  
> title for
> every page, and the meta namespace, etc.).  Titles with spaces work  
> fine,
> but there can be some issues with the meta namespace (see <
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:%24wgMetaNamespace>); you  
> could add
> underscores for that, or even shorten it or do whatever works for  
> you. (You
> can do the same thing anywhere else, too, if it strikes your fancy.)

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