By Mizanur Rahman
Install, deal with, and customise your individual MediaWiki-based web site
- Install and administer MediaWiki to construct a winning wiki site
- Master the numerous administrative projects linked to working and securing your wiki
- Clear concentrate on novices 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 well known wikis around the net. Written in Hypertext Preprocessor, it possesses many positive factors that make it the engine of selection for big collaborative wikis: versatile markup, entire person 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 of your paintings staff or crew of neighbors, or perhaps a wiki for private use, this publication gives you the entire crucial steps you require to accomplish this.
This ebook covers easy methods to administer clients, again up and repair content material accurately, migrate your deploy to a different server or database, or even make hacks to the code. From the install strategy to customizing the pages, you are going to research what it takes to run a good designed, safe MediaWiki site.
Throughout the process this booklet, you will discover the numerous alternative ways that MediaWiki can be utilized on the internet. This ebook covers the open resource MediaWiki wiki engine from deploy and getting all started via structuring your collaborative website, complicated formatting, pictures, and multimedia to migrating your deploy and growing new MediWiki templates. whenever you might be brought to the various makes use of of a wiki, additionally, you will be taken via step by step workouts to help you grasp the numerous administrative initiatives linked to working and securing your wiki. you'll the way to hinder unauthorized edits being made to content material, tips to hinder unsolicited mail, the best way to again up and repair your wiki, find out how to configure its glance and performance to fit your wishes, and masses extra.
What you are going to study from this booklet
- 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 website up and working fast no matter if you are not certain how wikis work
- Maintain your wiki via backups and different tasks
- Manage clients and defend pages from vandalism
- Dig into the records that run your MediaWiki site
- Learn the right way to use MediaWiki for collaborationa
- Understand what being an excellent MediaWiki administrator entails
- Integrate your wiki with different collaboration software
This booklet was once written with the newbie in brain. It walks you thru step by step routines and uses illustrations to teach precisely what's going in every one. you'll be taken via workouts that not just assist you to construct an excellent, safe wiki, yet offer a origin on that you can construct and problem your self to benefit much more. through the publication, you are going to stick to alongside as a wiki devoted to free/open resource software program equipped from the floor up.
Who this publication is written for
when you are an online fashion designer, IT Administrator or government, or a Programmer and need to achieve an exceptional beginning within the MediaWiki software program software, then this booklet is for you.