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Hi Recently we removed our old MediaWiki version and intsalled Media wiki 1.25.

In Previous version we used the Tivali Access manager Plugin

Is the above plug in Compatible with media Wiki 1.25? if not can you suggest a way to implement this plugin in new version?

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Extract page information for use in a table

Datagutten (talkcontribs)

I want to extract information from all pages in a category and combine them into a table.

The information on the page is arguments to a template.

I want to specify which argument that should be placed in which column, like argument x for the template should go in table column 1 and argument y should go in column 3.

Any way to do this?

I am running MediaWiki 1.25.2 on PHP 5.6.9-1 and MariaDB 10.0.20.

Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)

You can do this with Extension:DynamicPageList (third-party), but note that it will have very poor performance!

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MediaWiki:SiteNotice and PAGENAME magic word

Stargy (talkcontribs)

Can I make it so it gets the page name from the current article and not the sitenotice itself?:

The very top text is the sitenotice.

I'm guessing this occurs because of caching, so how do I disable SiteNotice's caching? I added these on my LocalSettings.php:

$wgEnableParserCache = false;
$wgCachePages = false;

but it didn't work.

Stargy (talkcontribs)


Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)

You can't do that. Sitenotice won't change per-page, and it's generated in the context of the MediaWiki:sitenotice page. You'll need to think an alternate way of doing what you want

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J.freiberger (talkcontribs)


I am a new member here, I'm familiar with media wiki (and Extension "BlueSpice") as an Author. I'm new in administrative Topics. (But did a lot php and SQL programming years ago).

I installed MediaWiki successful (I also Plan to install BlueSpice, but didn't yet. Hope it works together with MultiLanuageManager).

Now I want to install MultiLanguageManger, because I have english and german users and want to make them able to switch languages like in

First of all, it seems to me that the download link is dead (Extension:MultiLanguageManager), where can i download the Extension?



Malyacko (talkcontribs)

I would have doubts that code that was last touched in 2007 works with recent versions of MediaWiki. As you write "switch languages like in": Wikipedia does not use MultiLanguageManager.

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LABoyd2 (talkcontribs)

I wish to combine 2 pages of the OpenSCAD into one. I have no problem combining the contents into one of the two pages. What needs to go into the other page, so I don't mess things up?


Malyacko (talkcontribs)

What is "the OpenSCAD"? Is that some article on Wikipedia? If so, please ask on the Talk page of that article on Wikipedia when it comes to Wikipedia's content. is for support requests about the software called "MediaWiki" (which runs behind Wikipedia).

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Ruggeroballarin (talkcontribs)

Segnalo il cattivo comportamento di un ally che utilizza il mio nik per prendermi in giro richiedo un intermento urgente

il Mio Nik è Tiramisu IL MONDO è PSI e l'ally usa il il mio nik più un insulto come nome dell'ally richiedo che i responsabili sia bannati

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trying to login on other mediawiki pages, cannot

GeneralPatton007 (talkcontribs)

I've been trying to login to edit a wiki for a while, but whenever I try to login on that wiki, it says that my username does not exist. But when I go to the mediawiki home page or a similar page, like here, my username is accepted.

What am I doing wrong here?

Neil P. Quinn-WMF (talkcontribs)

@GeneralPatton007, which other wiki are you trying to log into? If it's not a Wikimedia wiki (like Wikipedia or Wiktionary), it's managed by someone else, so you'll need to create a separate account.

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jquery.cookie fired after MediaWiki:Common.js on mobile

Subfader (talkcontribs)

The module jquery.cookie is fired after MediaWiki:Common.js on mobile devices. This makes it impossible to use $.cookie in MediaWiki:Common.js.

Why is that so?

MW 1.25.2

Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)
mw.loader.using('jquery.cookie').done(function() { 
  // Your code goes here
Subfader (talkcontribs)

Thanks, turns out I used it in a function that fired on $(document).ready() and $(window).load() depending on mobile or not. Using mw.loader.using('jquery.cookie').done() now.

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Swennet (talkcontribs)

I have followed the Manual on Short URLs and it works perfectly except for yet-to-be-created pages.

For example, on Main_Page there is a link to the uncreated page Sub_Page, this URL points to my 'ugly' MediaWiki installation folder and uses an ugly url:

It should look like this:

The rest of my website uses the prety URLs, so I have no idea why this is happening.

How do I fix this? (talkcontribs)

Found the answer to my own question by chance here:$wgActionPaths

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LiturgicaNotata (talkcontribs)

While clearing up another Problem (Language inconsistency at "Create account" - de-formal) I stumbled across the page count on the "Create-account"-page. On my wiki ( ) we have created nearly 200 pages, but the system message tells me "97 Seiten". Thanks to the tip Ciencia Al Poder gave me on my previous problem, I was able to track down the system message, it is createacct-benefit-head2 that links to the template ((NUMBEROFARTICLES)). I have no experience with templates, so I have no idea how to go on.

PS: I'm not happy with the editor. No preview-button, and the text of the template got converted to "30.555" even when I tried to add the nowiki-tag.

AKlapper (WMF) (talkcontribs)

PS: The editor says "You can preview the result anytime" at the bottom for me including a link. Does it not for you?

Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)

The number of articles appears in Special:Statistics, and it's not the number of pages. See Manual:Article count for an explanation.

LiturgicaNotata (talkcontribs)

I just read the Manual:Article count, and I'm not sure what the sentence "In recent versions of MediaWiki, the existence of links is checked against the values that you also find in the database tables, including not only pagelinks but also templatelinks, categorylinks and imagelinks." means. Does it mean: Pages that include categorylinks but not links to pages in the namespace are not counted? That might explain why so many of the pages in my wiki are not counted: I think all contain categories, but only a part of them have actually links to other pages in the namespace. If so, I think I should try to find a way to change the way of counting in my wiki.

As for the PS: No, there was really no preview function. But inside of the Editor mask there is on the right a symbol "Zum Wikitext-Editor wechseln"; I just tried that, and there, instead of those symbols that were there, I see now the text "Wikitext verwendet Markup und du kannst jederzeit eine Vorschau des Ergebnisses anzeigen". I think I should change my preferences accordingly...

Ciencia Al Poder (talkcontribs)

It only counts links, not templates, categories, etc. You can change $wgArticleCountMethod to count all pages in content namespace that are not redirect

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