[MediaWiki-l] URL Being Sanitized?

Matma Rex matma.rex at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 15:42:05 UTC 2013


On Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:11:54 +0100, Tom <tom at hutch4.us> wrote:

> I'm trying to figure out why one of my wikis is having problems with page titles which include the ? character in page titles.
>
> They work just fine on my localhost but when uploaded they will not appear correctly.  All the settings appear to be the same in the php.ini file. On the hosted server even when ? is end of a title it still will not show even though the URL indicates it should be there with the %3F.
>
> I'm starting to wonder if the host is running URL requests through some type of sanitizer and blocking characters.

You might have misconfigured your rewrite rules (I'm assuming you're using pretty URLs). The "official" guide is at https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Short_URL/Apache and it seems to work perfectly for anyone who's been using it.

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Matma Rex



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