A guide for hacking on the Directory
The Free Software Directory is built-upon MediaWiki and a set of extensions. Check out the list of what software we are using along with links to documentation. This guide will help you get started using and exploring some of the functionality provided by MediaWiki and these extensions. There are some limitations to what pages a non-administrative user can edit, but all of the examples in this guide can be done directly through your User page.
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