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|VCS checkout command=git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/p/mediawiki/core.git
|VCS checkout command=git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/p/mediawiki/core.git
|Computer languages=PHP
|Computer languages=PHP
|IRC help=irc://irc.freenode.net/mediawiki
|IRC general=irc://irc.freenode.net/mediawiki
|IRC general=irc://irc.freenode.net/mediawiki
|IRC development=irc://irc.freenode.net/mediawiki-dev
|IRC development=irc://irc.freenode.net/mediawiki-dev

Revision as of 18:25, 13 June 2012



Wiki engine used by Wikimedia projects such as Wikipedia

MediaWiki is a Web-based collaborative editing environment.

Originally built for the online encyclopedia project Wikipedia, it is geared to support a large number of users and pages.

"IRC [irc:chat.freenode.net/mediawiki irc:chat.freenode.net/mediawiki] " IRC general channel
[irc:chat.freenode.net/mediawiki irc:chat.freenode.net/mediawiki]
"IRC [irc:chat.freenode.net/wikimedia-dev irc:chat.freenode.net/wikimedia-dev] " IRC development channel
[irc:chat.freenode.net/wikimedia-dev irc:chat.freenode.net/wikimedia-dev]

Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJgay17 May 2013

Leaders and contributors

Brion Vibber Lead Software Architect

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.wikimedia.org/summary/?r=mediawiki/core.git
Bug TrackingBug Trackinghttps://phabricator.wikimedia.org/

Software prerequisites

Required to useMySQL 5.0.2+
Required to usePHP 5.5.9+

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 December 2015.


"Lead Software Architect" is not in the list (Maintainer, Contributor, Developer, Sponsor, Unknown) of allowed values for the "Role" property.

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