Difference between revisions of "MediaWiki"

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|Version status=stable
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.20/mediawiki-1.20.6.tar.gz
|Version download=http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.20/mediawiki-1.20.6.tar.gz
|Version comment=See also the talk page of this entry for more information on versions.
|Last review by=Karsten Hoffmeyer
|Last review by=Karsten Hoffmeyer
|Last review date=2013/05/21
|Last review date=2013/05/21

Revision as of 17:01, 21 May 2013



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.

"Administrator" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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