[Mediawiki-l] Question about using images

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 09:20:34 UTC 2010

Filippo A. Salustri wrote:
> Hi,
> I've honestly tried looking through the doc and I can't figure out which
> page I should be looking at to help me answer this question:
> There's a number of icons installed in MW - for example in
> $IP/skins/common/images/ - and I'd like to use them, but I don't know how to
> reference them in wikitext.
> Does MW look in all these directories by default?  Do I have to specify
> exactly where the image lives?
> Is there a specific manual page describing this stuff?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> A MW noob,
> Fil Salustri

Those are used by the skins automatically. They aren't "installed" for
usage into the wiki. If you want to use them into the wiki, you'll need
to upload them.

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