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I would like to post an article that is to be checked, vetted , then posted as a due contribution to cryptography, encryption, and mathematics

Marcus .a madison (talkcontribs)

Any african Americans interested in posting on this topic with content created prior to the year2020, January. I will be posting within the next 24. Hours in the event of an absence of contributors on this topic from the african american community.10:53 pm.2024 april.

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Shb06202 (talkcontribs)

I want to make it so that only logged-in users can download the files I uploaded on MediaWiki. How can I do that?

2001:44C8:48DA:8CF2:1:0:9AD6:E5F (talkcontribs)

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Im creating a table, it has values and color associated with each value like:

{| class="wikitable"

| style="background-color:#fcff2f;" | 1

| style="background-color:#67fd9a;" | 2

| style="background-color:#34cdf9;" | 3

| style="background-color:#34cdf9;" | 3

| style="background-color:#67fd9a;" | 2

| style="background-color:#fcff2f;" | 1

| style="background-color:#fcff2f;" 1

| style="background-color:#34cdf9;" | 3

| style="background-color:#67fd9a;" | 2


There is a way to create "macro" variables or something like that to store the style, so i can store color value and change it only one time. the way im doing now is changing manualy each value. im looking to a way like this:

variable yellow-> style="background-color:#fcff2f;"

variable green-> style="background-color:#67fd9a;"

variable blue-> style="background-color:#34cdf9;"

{| class="wikitable"

| yellow | 1

| green | 2

| blue | 3



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How to make infobox sections not appear if not filled?

Tang Empire (talkcontribs)

I am using MediaWiki version 1.41.1, and I added a infobox template. My problem is, whenever a section is not filled with text, it will still appear but blank, (but I want it to be not visible completely). I have figured out a bit, but still cannot get the full picture. Here is a wiki page of mine for reference and code: Germany - Heterodontosaurus Balls (

All help is appreciated greatly ❤️

Bawolff (talkcontribs)
Tang Empire (talkcontribs)
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Error: Table 'flow_revision' doesn't exist in ContributionsQuery

Davisvawiz (talkcontribs)

How do i fix this

Deprecated: Caller from MediaWiki\Revision\RevisionStore::getRevisionSizes ignored an error originally raised from Flow\Formatter\ContributionsQuery::queryRevisions: [1146] Table 'path_wiki.flow_revision' doesn't exist in /home/path/public_html/ on line 386

Bawolff (talkcontribs)

Either disable the flow extension, or make sure that all its tables are created (presumably with update.php)

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Cindymetzdowey (talkcontribs)

I just wanted to say thank you for all the years you have been providing me/us/the community with so much valid information. I have been using Wikipedia for years to gain information on education, receive knowledge, no how, history, music artists, movie artists and so so much more. This is a brilliant site and I hope you continue all the hard work you put into this page, it is magnificent. I actually just read up on the Georgia Guidestones, very interesting article. Thank you, thank you, thank you for your information,. Blessings.

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Question about file types and user rights

3 (talkcontribs)

Is there a way to assign the rights to upload different types based on the user group?

For example to let "user" can only upload .jpg while "sysop" can upload .jpg and .pdf

Can I do something like this in the LocalSettings.php?

Bawolff (talkcontribs) (talkcontribs)

I was wondering the same but except for “defaultuser” to view webpages normally and “defaultadmin” to be able to edit the webpage after a login via a login Ul panel that if “defaultadmin” logs into, it puts it in a user action log and gives the permissions temporarily until the “defaultadmin” logs out or closes the webpage with a browser cookie to store the permissions until the browser (or webpage) is closed.

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Can't query data from category using DynamicPageList3

BotBernard (talkcontribs)

Hi, I'm working with a form that sends its responses to individual pages, which are then categorized. I'm trying to retrieve these responses using DynamicPageList3 (DPL3), but I'm having trouble.

When I use the `{{#dpl ...}}` syntax to query the data, I don't get the expected results. Instead, I receive a message like "Template: DPL Extension," as if the DPL3 extension can't find or process my request properly.

I've checked that the names in the format parameter of my DPL3 query are the same as the property names in my form responses. I also made sure that DynamicPageList3 is installed correctly, and I've tried disabling cache results with $wgDplSettings['alwaysCacheResults'] = false;, but I'm still not getting the expected results. I don't know what else I can do to resolve this.

Could you help me understand why this might be happening and what I can do to fix it? Any advice on troubleshooting DPL3 issues or suggestions for resolving this problem would be appreciated.

Here is my query :


 category=Liste Appui Assistance
 exclude=Modèle:Appui Assistance


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Media Wiki Installing error

Nexovia (talkcontribs)

I am facing this problem and I have tried opening php.ini file and deleting ; this from extension I am using Xampp local host for all process can somone help to get out fro this.

MediaWiki 1.41 internal error

Installing some PHP extensions is required.

Required components

You are missing a required extension to PHP that MediaWiki requires to run. Please install:

Malyacko (talkcontribs)

You need to install the PHP intl extension. I am not sure how to rephrase the error message to make it clearer, please elaborate what is unclear.

Nexovia (talkcontribs)

The problem as I has mentioned is the exact problem it says for installation of php so how could I do it.

Bawolff (talkcontribs)

What happened when you deleted the ; ?

Did you restart xampp? You have to restart for changes to take effect

Nexovia (talkcontribs)

I have restarted xamppp but it's not working.

Malyacko (talkcontribs)

It is still not clear to me: Did you successfully install the PHP intl extension?

Nexovia (talkcontribs)

I am confused in actually how to install it I have't installed it yet.

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