By Mizanur Rahman
Install, deal with, and customise your individual MediaWiki-based site
- Install and administer MediaWiki to construct a profitable wiki site
- Master the various administrative projects linked to working and securing your wiki
- Clear specialise in newbies with plenty of step by step directions and transparent explanation
- Up-to-date with model 1.15 of MediaWiki, published in June 2009
MediaWiki is the unfastened, open-source wiki engine software program that powers Wikipedia and lots of of the opposite renowned wikis around the net. Written in Hypertext Preprocessor, it possesses many positive aspects that make it the engine of selection for giant collaborative wikis: versatile markup, complete consumer administration, multimedia dealing with, and extra. no matter if you're making a public wiki for open contributions, a personal wiki for taking part inside your paintings staff or workforce of neighbors, or perhaps a wiki for private use, this ebook offers you the entire crucial steps you require to accomplish this.
This e-book covers how you can administer clients, again up and fix content material accurately, migrate your install to a different server or database, or even make hacks to the code. From the deploy technique to customizing the pages, you'll research what it takes to run a good designed, safe MediaWiki site.
Throughout the process this booklet, you will see that the various other ways that MediaWiki can be utilized on the internet. This publication covers the open resource MediaWiki wiki engine from deploy and getting begun via structuring your collaborative website, complex formatting, photos, and multimedia to migrating your deploy and developing new MediWiki templates. whenever you may be brought to the various makes use of of a wiki, additionally, you will be taken via step by step routines that can assist you grasp the numerous administrative initiatives linked to operating and securing your wiki. you'll easy methods to hinder unauthorized edits being made to content material, find out how to hinder junk mail, find out how to again up and repair your wiki, how one can configure its glance and performance to fit your wishes, and masses more.
A fast paced, pleasant advisor that makes use of a enjoyable instance to educate all of MediaWiki's key features.
What you are going to research from this book
- Install MediaWiki in your server and start quickly
- Create new MediaWiki templates and configure MediaWiki to fit your own taste
- Secure your wiki opposed to malicious users
- Integrate multimedia documents into your wiki
- Add extensions to extend the performance of your wiki
- Get your MediaWiki web site up and working speedy whether you are not convinced how wikis work
- Maintain your wiki via backups and different tasks
- Manage clients and safeguard pages from vandalism
- Dig into the documents that run your MediaWiki site
- Learn how one can use MediaWiki for collaborationa
- Understand what being an outstanding MediaWiki administrator entails
- Integrate your wiki with different collaboration software
This booklet used to be written with the newbie in brain. It walks you thru step by step workouts and uses illustrations to teach precisely what's going in every one. you may be taken via routines that not just assist you to construct an excellent, safe wiki, yet offer a origin on you could construct and problem your self to benefit much more. through the publication, you'll keep on with alongside as a wiki devoted to free/open resource software program equipped from the floor up.