[MediaWiki-l] Help with link to file

Aaron Gray aaronngray.lists at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 13:01:13 UTC 2016

Hi Luca,

the 'file:' stream/protocol is for accessing a local file. AFAICS you need
to upload your file to the web or use MediaWiki to host it using file
uploads you may need to configure this.

A list of supported file types is given.

I think this I the right way to do this.

Hope this helps.



On 9 October 2016 at 08:34, Luca Bertoncello <lucabert at lucabert.de> wrote:

> Hi list!
> I'm new to MediaWiki and I have a problem that I can't resolve... :(
> So, I installed MediaWiki 1.26.4 and the WYSIWYG-CKeditor-wysiwyg_
> mw127_459.
> It works correct and I can create and edit the pages.
> My problem is when I need to link an uploaded file in the page...
> In this case I always see the link "file:blahblah.txt"...
> If I change the name, I can't access the file anymore.
> Can someone say me, how to solve my problem?
> Thanks a lot
> Luca Bertoncello
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