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 operating 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 internet. Written in Hypertext Preprocessor, it possesses many gains that make it the engine of selection for giant collaborative wikis: versatile markup, accomplished person administration, multimedia dealing with, and extra. even if you're making a public wiki for open contributions, a personal wiki for taking part inside of your paintings staff or workforce of pals, or perhaps a wiki for private use, this publication provides you with all of the crucial steps you require to accomplish this.
This ebook covers the best way to administer clients, again up and restoration content material correctly, migrate your install to a different server or database, or even make hacks to the code. From the install method 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 can see the numerous other ways that MediaWiki can be utilized on the internet. This e-book covers the open resource MediaWiki wiki engine from set up and getting begun via structuring your collaborative site, complicated formatting, photos, and multimedia to migrating your set up and developing new MediWiki templates. whenever you could be brought to the various makes use of of a wiki, additionally, you will be taken via step by step workouts that can assist you grasp the numerous administrative projects linked to working and securing your wiki. you are going to the best way to hinder unauthorized edits being made to content material, the way to hinder junk mail, the best way to again up and fix your wiki, how one can 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 records 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 definite how wikis work
- Maintain your wiki via backups and different tasks
- Manage clients and shield pages from vandalism
- Dig into the records that run your MediaWiki site
- Learn the right way to use MediaWiki for collaborationa
- Understand what being a superb MediaWiki administrator entails
- Integrate your wiki with different collaboration software
This e-book 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 each one. you can be taken via routines that not just assist you to construct an excellent, safe wiki, yet supply a origin on you could construct and problem your self to profit much more. through the booklet, you'll keep on with alongside as a wiki devoted to free/open resource software program equipped from the floor up.
Who this booklet is written for
while you are an internet clothier, IT Administrator or govt, or a Programmer and want to achieve an effective origin within the MediaWiki software program program, then this ebook is for you.