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MediaWiki is an open source collaboration and documentation platform used by Wikipedia and thousands of other projects. It is customizable to fit the needs of communities big and small.



HTML and CSS support, embedded media, optional Lua templates and VisualEditor.

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Support for hundreds of languages and most scripts on Earth, as well as translation tools to crowdsource multilingual sites.

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Ready for mobile devices and tablets.

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Shape it to your needs with specialized extensions and skins.

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Tested and maintained as long as Wikipedia exists.

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MediaWiki Releases

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Honoring our friend Bassel: Announcing the Bassel Khartabil Free Culture Fellowship
To honor Bassel Khartabil’s legacy and his lasting impact on the open web, a slate of nonprofits are launching a new fellowship in his name.<img alt="" border="0" src=&quot...
Katherine Maher, Ryan Merkley and Mark Surman
Investing in our shared future, supported by AI: Announcing the Scoring Platform team
The Wikimedia Foundation's new Scoring Platform team, led by Aaron Halfaker, will be working on democratizing access to AI, developing new types of AI predictions, and pushing the state of the...
Aaron Halfaker
Investigating a mysterious performance improvement
Late last month, large wiki articles were appearing to load faster in our testing environment. We wanted to find out why.<img alt="" border="0" src="https://pixel.wp...
Gilles Dubuc
Wikimedia’s open source software community launches Code of Conduct for technical spaces
The Code of Conduct will help the technical community thrive by promoting healthy and productive interactions in Wikimedia technical spaces.<img alt="" border="0" src="h...
Matthew Flaschen, Moriel Schottlender and Frances Hocutt
What we learned by making both newcomers and experienced participants feel connected and engaged at the Vienna Hackathon
At the Wikimedia Hackathon last month, we wanted to create a warm, welcoming environment for newcomers—while also making it really easy for both new and experienced participants to learn from eac...
Rachel Farrand, Srishti Sethi, Claudia Garad and Sonja Fischbauer



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