[Mediawiki-l] Please tell me the location of the DB portion of the post page text content.

Brion Vibber brion at pobox.com
Sun Apr 17 17:48:57 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 10:54 PM, eco <ecoeco21 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, mediawiki in 1.16.2, and I want to replace certain characters
> at once Page, DB
>  Could you tell me that you have stored anywhere in the table? Thank you.

For a general overview start at

You'll want to follow from the 'page' table to 'revision' to 'text', where
the raw text of (potentially multiple) revisions is stored. In most cases
this is a simple text blob, but be aware that some sites may be using
compression or external storage which complicates matters.

-- brion

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