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I am having trouble logging into my account on microbewiki. When I went to reset the password the first time, the password worked on logging me into media wiki but not microbewiki. I waited 24 hours to try again and this time I never received an email to reset my password and the microbewiki re-set password page is saying I have to wait another 24 hours to request a new password. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Justruslan (talkcontribs)

How show and see statistics in Other stats "Words in all content pages"

AhmadF.Cheema (talkcontribs)
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Justruslan (talkcontribs)

How to make Title only Home_Page? pls i need this

Wikipedia also has a title on the main page.

AhmadF.Cheema (talkcontribs)

Which page exactly are you talking about? It would help if you can provide the link.

MarkAHershberger (talkcontribs)

I believe @Justruslan is talking about the actual <title> element on the FP of

Justruslan (talkcontribs)

yes, only home page title how to make?

MarkAHershberger (talkcontribs)

I don't know and I couldn't find the answer when I looked. Maybe ask on the talk page there if no one else offers an idea here?

AhmadF.Cheema (talkcontribs)
Justruslan (talkcontribs)

thank you! ♥

edit api adding section without a heading

Gryllida (talkcontribs)

In edit api, how do i add section without a title to someones talk page, while using a non-empty edit summary? i'm welcoming using a script, and the {{welcome}} template already has a heading.

Gryllida (talkcontribs)

Please let me know if a phabricator ticket should be added about this.

MarkAHershberger (talkcontribs)

You should probably just grab the contents of the page and use them in your edit. If you'd like you can create a phabricator task to have the api add a section without a heading.

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Can't get MediaWiki to work on RedHat via a virtual host.

2 (talkcontribs)

When I go to my url for the virtual host it says

LocalSettings.php not found.

Please complete the installation and download LocalSettings.php.

So I click "complete the installation" and it says this

"[XA0Qik1sQDXV2zZfZex@LAAAAAY] /mw-config/index.php MWException from line 1387 of /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/includes/parser/Preprocessor_DOM.php: PPFrame_DOM::expand: Invalid parameter type


#0 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/includes/parser/Parser.php(2942): PPFrame_DOM->expand(NULL, integer)

#1 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/includes/parser/Parser.php(1293): Parser->replaceVariables(string)

#2 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/includes/parser/Parser.php(443): Parser->internalParse(string)

#3 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/includes/installer/Installer.php(695): Parser->parse(string, Title, ParserOptions, boolean)

#4 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/includes/installer/WebInstaller.php(704): Installer->parse(string, boolean)

#5 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/includes/installer/WebInstallerLanguage.php(81): WebInstaller->getHelpBox(string)

#6 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/includes/installer/WebInstaller.php(281): WebInstallerLanguage->execute()

#7 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/mw-config/index.php(79): WebInstaller->execute(array)

#8 /var/www/mediawiki/wiki/mw-config/index.php(38): wfInstallerMain()

#9 {main}"

Can anybody help please. I would greatly appreciate it.

MarkAHershberger (talkcontribs)

Weird. Could you run rpm -q -a | grep ^php and tell me what it says?

Could you download an older version (1.30.1, for example) and see if you have the same problem?

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Thread discussions extension for SQLite

PlavorSeol (talkcontribs)

Is there any thread discussions extension that works well with SQLite?

Since I'm using SQLite, I can't use Structured Discussions.

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Override core messages with extension i18n

PlavorSeol (talkcontribs)
Jdforrester (WMF) (talkcontribs)
PlavorSeol (talkcontribs)

How can I do that? I put messages to override on en.json and ko.json but it doesn't override messages that already exists.

Jdforrester (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Scan with phpMussel when uploading

PlavorSeol (talkcontribs)
Malyacko (talkcontribs) says "think about enabling virus scans for uploads" but not how. :) If you find out feel free to improve the documentation, please!

AhmadF.Cheema (talkcontribs)

Where do I make a financial contribution?

Davehere639 (talkcontribs)

Where is the link to contribute to the support of Wiki?

AhmadF.Cheema (talkcontribs)
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Having trouble signing in can you help me

2601:80:C001:D2E2:3D1A:A497:8ADD:FA92 (talkcontribs)

I would really like to have wiki account and all of the knowledge that comes with it.

2601:80:C001:D2E2:3D1A:A497:8ADD:FA92 (talkcontribs)

Yes , I'm having trouble signing in and I haven't ever done anything to have this type of treatment.

Malyacko (talkcontribs)

Nobody can help if you do not explain the "trouble". What exact steps did you do on which exact website (address) and what happened (error message?) after which step?

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