Manual:Short URL/Abyss

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This is how to configure Abyss Web Server X2 & MediaWiki Localsettings.php to produce Mediawiki Short URL

This is for Windows Operating System Users

Step 1 - Setting Up Abyss Web Server X2[edit]

  • Log into Abyss Web Server X2 Console.
  • Click configure on the host needed to configure.
  • Click on URL Rewriting.
  • Click the add button to add URL Rewriting Rule
  • Check the check box to enable Rule.
  • Set the type to global.
  • For Virtual Path Regular Expression type: ^/wiki/(.*)$
  • Do not check the check box to enable Case Sensitive.
  • Add the following two Conditions.
    • Variable: REQUEST_FILENAME, Condition: Is not a file
    • Variable: REQUEST_FILENAME, Condition: Is not a directory
  • Check the check box to enable  Apply to subrequests.
  • Chose If this rule matches Perform an internal redirection.
  • Chose to Redirect to /wiki/index.php?title=$1
  • Enabled the two check boxes
  • Append Query String
  • Escape Redirection
  • Chose Next Action: Stop matching
  • Click OK.
  • Click Restart to to apply the modifications.

Step 2 - Editing LocalSettings.php[edit]

  • Open Mediawiki localsettings.php and type
  • Find and change the following settings or type them in if they do not exist:
$wgScriptPath = "/wiki";        // may already exist
$wgArticlePath = "/wiki/$1";    // tells MediaWiki how IIS will be rewriting URLs
$wgUsePathInfo = false;    // mine was false you may have to set yours to true

and that's all now you have the Mediawiki Short URLS on my Abyss Web Server X2

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