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Wikipedia's Wiki Engine
MediaWiki is a powerful wiki engine that was originally developed to serve the needs of Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia. Today, MediaWiki is used publicly by many of the largest and most popular wikis online, while privately it is being increasingly deployed inside company Intranets as a knowledge and content management system.
Run from browser:
This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:
- MediaWiki configurations:
- Installed from package management. See /var/www for links to file paths.
- Ensure clean and compliant HTML ($wgUseTidy)
- Out of the box file uploading and image resizing (GD library)
- Maximum filesize: 2MB
- Supported file types: png, gif, jpg, jpeg
- MediaWiki extensions are installed via selected Debian packages.
Includes a custom script mwlsext to display enabled/available
- SSL support out of the box.
- PHPMyAdmin administration frontend for MySQL (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).
- Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery, user registration)
- Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PHP and MySQL.
- Site logo is located at /var/lib/mediawiki/images/logo.png (recommended size: 135x135px).
- Site name and administrative emails (set in /etc/mediawiki/LocalSettings.php): $wgSitename = ""; $wgEmergencyContact = webmaster@localhost; $wgPasswordSender = webmaster@localhost;
Credentials (passwords set at first boot):
- Webmin, SSH, MySQL, and phpMyAdmin: username root
- MediaWiki: username admin