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Get help or support


Get help both with using MediaWiki and setting up MediaWiki:

Ask any questions related to MediaWiki installations.

Get help as a Wikimedia community member on technical questions related to your Wikimedia wiki.

MediaWiki users forum. (unofficial)

Posts on tagged with #mediawiki. (unofficial)

MediaWiki group (on Reddit)

Reddit's MediaWiki group. (unofficial)


Find help in real time on chat servers:

IRC channels

Find out more.

Wikimedia Chat (on Mattermost)

For movement-wide discussions, not just technical matters. Find out more.

Get help and discuss as an applicant or participant of Wikimedia's Outreach programs . Find out more.

Hackathon group (on Telegram)
MediaWiki channel (on Discord)

Discuss wiki installation, operation, skinning, custom developments.(unofficial) Find out more.

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Post on mailing lists:

Ask for help with using or setting up MediaWiki on the high-traffic list mediawiki-l.

Discuss MediaWiki and Wikimedia software development on the high-traffic list wikitech-l.

There are more mailing lists available.

Learn, explore, and follow

Stay informed about news and changes.

Mailing lists

Subscribe to mailing lists:

mediawiki-announce is a low-traffic list for announcements of new MediaWiki releases and security updates (all messages also go to mediawiki-l).

wikitech-ambassadors announces the most important technical changes happening on Wikimedia websites. This list is aimed at end users of Wikimedia wikis, not MediaWiki software in general. You can also follow these announcements on Wikimedia wikis via Tech News.

Join groups with shared interests

The MediaWiki Stakeholders' Group aims to advocate the needs of MediaWiki users.

The MediaWiki Farmers user group is a group of developers who work on wiki farms.

User Groups are open groups organized by themes and areas of interest.

Special Interest Groups are smaller organized groups focused on shared technical concerns.

Social Media

Follow our accounts:

@MediaWiki on Twitter

News from the MediaWiki project.

MediaWiki on Facebook

News from the MediaWiki project.

@WikimediaTech on Twitter

News from the Wikimedia technical movement.

Find more details at Social media .

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Read stories:

The Wikimedia Tech Blog shares stories from Wikimedia's technical community across and beyond Wikimedia technology.

The English Wikimedia planet blog aggregator contains technical posts mixed with posts about non-technical aspects of Wikimedia projects.


Subscribe to Wikimedia newsletters which cover certain areas of technical interest. You may want to first check their archives to see how active a newsletter is.

Share your knowledge

Wikimedia Technical Talks

Give a Technical Talk video presentation. (currently on pause)

Report software bugs

Report a bug
Find code maintainers