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|Related projects=TWiki, TikiWiki, Emacs_Wiki, DokuWiki, MoinMoin
|Related projects=TWiki, TikiWiki, Emacs_Wiki, DokuWiki, MoinMoin
|Keywords=wikipedia, php, online, editing, interactive, collaborative, encyclopedia
|Keywords=wikipedia, php, online, editing, interactive, collaborative, encyclopedia
|Version identifier=1.25.2
|Version identifier=1.25.3
|Version date=2015/08/10
|Version date=2015/10/16
|Version status=stable
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://releases.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.25/mediawiki-1.25.2.tar.gz
|Version download=http://releases.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.25/mediawiki-1.25.3.tar.gz
|Version comment=https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki_1.25
|Version comment=https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki_1.25

Revision as of 05:26, 17 October 2015



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 general" IRC general channel
"IRC development" IRC development channel

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Please note that while MediaWiki as a whole is licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or any later version, that the software ships with various other software programs that are independent works and that are licensed under separate terms. All of this software is free software, however, a detailed analysis of the licenses on all of this software has not been done. Please note that the default way that MediaWiki serves JavaScript to users is currently problematic.

Leaders and contributors

Brion Vibber Lead Software Architect

Resources and communication

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

Software prerequisites

Required to useMySQL 5.5.8+
Required to usePHP 7.0.13+

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 25 September 2020.


"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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