[MediaWiki-l] Convert mediawiki to static website question

Tom Bishop, Wenlin Institute tangmu at wenlin.com
Thu Mar 2 14:59:35 UTC 2017

Here's a script that converts a wiki to static HTML files:



It probably would need some customization. The resulting HTML doesn't include a Search box, which your wiki may or may not need.


> On Mar 2, 2017, at 9:47 AM, [[kgh]] <mediawiki at kghoffmeyer.de> wrote:
> Heiya Valeri,
> please use as new thread for new questions. Apart from that you may probably want to look into HTTrack [0].
> Cheers Karsten
> [0] *http://www.httrack.com/*
> Am 02.03.2017 um 15:41 schrieb Valeri Galtsev:
>> Dear Experts,
>> Could someone recommend the way of converting mediawiki to static website?
>> We have multiple installations of mediawiki for the needs of various
>> projects. At some point when project ends, mediawiki just holds static
>> unchanged material. It still needs to be there, however the need of
>> maintenance, upgrade, migration to higher version of database backend
>> suggests to convert wikis with static content just to static websites. I'm
>> sure, many people do that, however a search on the web doesn't bring me on
>> right track (which probably is due to my own inability to search well).
>> Any pointers will be great.
>> Thanks a lot in advance for all your answers.
>> Valeri
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>> Valeri Galtsev
>> Sr System Administrator
>> Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
>> Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
>> University of Chicago
>> Phone: 773-702-4247
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