[MediaWiki-l] Wikibase on third-party wikis

Till Kraemer info at till-kraemer.com
Mon Sep 26 14:21:16 UTC 2016


Hi,

using Wikibase can be a problem if you run php_fpm in a chroot jail.
Make sure DNS works properly inside the chroot:
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Topic:Ssoxlmc01y03na34

Thanks and cheers,

Till


On 6/13/2014 11:31 AM, Till Kraemer wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to use Wikibase on my pool wiki and language wikis.
> 
> In my pool wiki, I can create properties and items, but I can't add site
> links to them. ID: "Q1", site id: "cswiki", site link: "article name"
> gives me the error "The specified article could not be found on the
> corresponding site." even though that article exists on cswiki.
> 
> I also can't access data from the language wikis. If I use
> {{#property:P1}} in an article on cswiki, nothing shows up.
> 
> I downloaded Wikidata-refs-heads-master.tar.gz and extracted it to the
> extension folder of my pool wiki and language wikis.
> 
> My LocalSettings.php of the pool wiki looks like this:
> 
> # Wikibase
> $wgEnableWikibaseRepo = true;
> $wgEnableWikibaseClient = false;
> $wmgUseWikibaseRepo = true;
> $wmgUseWikibaseClient = false;
> require_once __DIR__ . "/extensions/Wikidata/Wikidata.php";
> require_once __DIR__ .
> "/extensions/Wikidata/extensions/Wikibase/repo/ExampleSettings.php";
> 
> # SiteMatrix Extension
> require_once "$IP/extensions/SiteMatrix/SiteMatrix.php";
> $wgLocalDatabases = array( 'cswiki', 'dewiki', 'enwiki', 'eswiki',
> 'frwiki', 'huwiki', 'hywiki', 'itwiki', 'nlwiki', 'plwiki', 'poolwiki',
> 'ptwiki', 'ruwiki', 'srwiki', 'svwiki' );
> 
> My LocalSettings.php of the language wikis (cs for example) look like this:
> 
> # Wikibase Extension
> $wgEnableWikibaseRepo = false;
> $wgEnableWikibaseClient = true;
> $wmgUseWikibaseRepo = false;
> $wmgUseWikibaseClient = true;
> require_once __DIR__ . "/extensions/Wikidata/Wikidata.php";
> 
> # Settings
> $wgWBSettings['repoUrl'] = 'http://pool.mypedia.com';
> $wgWBSettings['repoScriptPath'] = '/w';
> $wgWBSettings['repoArticlePath'] = '/wiki/$1';
> $wgWBSettings['siteGlobalID'] = 'cswiki';
> $wgWBSettings['repoDatabase'] = 'poolwiki';
> $wgWBSettings['changesDatabase'] = 'poolwiki';
> 
> # Optional
> $wgWBSettings['siteGroup'] = 'mypedia';
> $wgWBSettings['sort'] = 'code'; //optional
> $wgWBSettings['sortPrepend'] = array(
>         'cs'
> );
> 
> In populateSitesTable.php, I changed
> "https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/api.php" to
> "http://pool.mypedia.com/w/api.php" and 		"$validGroups = array(
> 'wikipedia', 'wikivoyage', 'wikiquote', 'wiktionary','wikibooks',
> 'wikisource', 'wikiversity', 'wikinews' );" to "$validGroups = array(
> 'mypedia' );"
> 
> Do I need to change "$wikiId = $this->getOption( 'wiki' );" too, since
> it says "wiki" is expanded to "wikipedia"?
> 
> Table "sites" in the poolwiki database looks like this:
> 
> site_id | site_global_key | site_type | site_group | site_source |
> site_language | site_protocol | site_domain | site_data | site_forward |
> site_config
> 
> 1 | cswiki | mediawiki | mypedia | local | cs | http:// |
> com.mypedia.cs. |
> a:1:{s:5:"paths";a:2:{s:9:"file_path";s:5:"/w/$1";s:9:"page_path";s:8:"/wiki/$1";}}
> | 0 | a:0:{}
> 
> [...]
> 
> 15 | poolwiki | mediawiki | pool | local | en | http:// |
> com.mypedia.pool. |
> a:1:{s:5:"paths";a:2:{s:9:"file_path";s:5:"/w/$1";s:9:"page_path";s:8:"/wiki/$1";}}
> |  0 | a:0:{}
> 
> I changed site_group "wikipedia" to "mypedia" and added data for
> site_protocol and site_domain by hand.
> 
> I noticed that the script path is "/w/$1" here, while $wgScriptPath in
> LocalSettings.php is actually "/w", could that cause any problems?
> 
> And should I change site_group of the pool to mypedia like I did with
> the language wikis or isn't that necessary?
> 
> Wikibase DataModel 0.8,	Wikibase Repository 0.5 alpha, WikibaseLib	0.5
> alpha and Wikidata show up in Special:Version of the pool wiki.
> 
> Wikibase Client	0.5 alpha, Wikibase DataModel 0.8, WikibaseLib 0.5 alpha
> and Wikidata show up in Special:Version of the language wikis.
> 
> Any help would be really appreciated!
> 
> Thanks and cheers,
> 
> Till



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