My search box suddenly stopped working. This is extremely inconvenient. I did not create the wiki myself, it was inherited, and I am not sure how to go about fixing this issue. Please Help, anything you can suggest!?!
Here is the error I get:
A database query syntax error has occurred. This may indicate a bug in the software. The last attempted database query was:
(SQL query hidden)
from within function "SearchMySQL::searchInternal". Database returned error "145: Table './callcenter/searchindex' is marked as crashed and should be repaired (localhost)".
"MediaWiki is a free software open source wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now also used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis, including this website, the home of MediaWiki."
Thank you, but that intro says zero about what the software is used for. I think the intro ought to have some overview of the purpose(s) of the software.
Last edit: 18:19, 12 October 2013
Is there a Spanish version of this page? If there isn't one I would like someone to make it. Thanks :)
Español: Hola queridos usuarios MediaWiki, de hecho hay una página para el visitante español, puede navegar a través de la Página Principal todas las páginas traducido al español aquí y estás muy invitamos a que comparta sus conocimientos con nosotros en español!
Comience en la página de mediawiki español, si usted es un nativo de español: Portada
English: Hello dear MediaWiki user, indeed there's a page for spanish visitor, you can navigate from the mainpage through all translated spanish pages here and you're very welcome to share your knowledge with us in spanish!
Start at the spanish mediawiki page, if you're a native spaniard: Main page
MediaWiki.org does not have
mainpage among the
$wgForceUIMsgAsContentMsg messages configured (cf. phabricator:T18701 for Meta). The disadvantage of that would be that languages without localized Main Page would get useless empty page (cf. meta:?uselang=mt).
I just set up my Mediawiki on Ubuntu Server and i'm having difficulity making symbolic link to my wiki. Backgroud: there is few mediawiki on the server established - first (and main) Wikiknows and on that server i created a new one Mywiki. When typing the server host for mywiki i can't reach the destination as DNS cant translate the name to the IP directly to the server. The Wikiknows is available in the domain without no problems so i wanted to create a symbolic link to my wiki on behalf of the Wikiknows - so the address for mywiki will be Wikiknows/Mywiki. The login screen is appearing (i've got LDAP extension - users are logging with domain credentials) but then the webpage is redirecting this webpage to Wikiknows. I tried to modify the DNS for domain to translate Mywiki directly to the instance of this Mywiki but i'm affraid it's not working. To open my wiki directly i need to modify my own dns and host file to access this Wiki. So i want to use the already know dns for Wikiknows with symbolic link but it wont work and right now im stuck. I created symbolic link using command sudo ln-s /var/www/mywiki. What i want to achieve that Mywiki should be available in the domain by just typing the correct URL. Can anyone advise me how to do so?
Damn you whoever thought enforcing HTTPS was a really wonderful move. At least do it properly. Here on mediawiki.org I can't disable HTTPS. The related checkbox is always checked even tho the preferences page says "You preferences are saved". Ironically Bugzilla is all on HTTPS so I can't report it over here. F**k.
Delete the cookies that say ForceHTTPS in your browser. However you shouldn't be logged into any wiki that has SSL enabled. Cussing won't help either, by the way.
Last edit: 01:13, 28 December 2014
I don't have those cookies..
should be lower case forceHTTPS, sorry.
But in any case, I've had that problem before too. You have to relogin and when logging in, not from HTTPS.
I have the SUL for Runab (home plwiki) but still have conflicts on mediawiki.org. There's one problem. On mediwiki.org account Runab (not my) has a six edition (last: 13.01.2013 ). Is it change on create new account for Runab from mediawiki.org, so I could end create my SUL account? Runab
Hi. I'm going to try downgrading the protection level of the main page (MediaWiki). It's been set to [edit=sysop:move=sysop] [cascading] since January 2007. This sucks for a few reasons:
- it's anti-wiki;
- cascading protection gets in the way of updating sub-templates; and
- it's still sufficiently difficult to obtain autoconfirmed and figure out how to edit that the software restrictions arguably add little actual protection.
So we're gonna try it out for a bit and see what happens. If there's a lot of vandalism, we can always re-protect or investigate other options like FlaggedRevs.
Last edit: 14:23, 4 February 2013
If the experiment goes well a next candidate could be Template:MediaWiki News.
+1 as well. I had already proposed something similar in Thread:Project:Current issues/Replace full protection with FlaggedRevs, but it seems the lack of FlaggedRevs in the Main and Project namespaces prevent a more permissive approach. Is there a reason for that configuration?
In any case, since the main page is semi-protected and could potentially be vandalized, I don't see a reason for Template:Main page not to be as well. Ideally, FlaggedRevs could allow an extra level of scrutiny, not so much with vandalism prevention in mind, but to provide a system for changes in the landing page not to go public without peer review.
Unfortunately, we've been getting more test/spam edits to it recently, and I'm considering reinstating the full protection.
But if the main page is semiprotected, why is template:Main page (i.e. the actual content of the main page) fully-protected?
I use special extension that protects just page and that's it )
I always using external image to paste the picture in the mediawiki. If I use internal phrase of mediawiki, the direct links with the png ot jpg external file name will auto show the picture in the mediawiki. But I want to
1. resize the picture and add the frame line around the picture so I want just using html phrase and don't want using wiki's phrase. I find the rawhtml function and it seems can provide full html support, but even if I add the command - "$wgRawHtml = true" in the localsetting file ,it(rawhtml) seems not work (still show the picture automatically). If I want to enable some phrase with html code and remove all the mediawiki support temporarily, how could I do?
2. just want the picture link using the type of hyperlink like the result of vbb code [url=XXXXXX.png]hyperlink name[/url] Because the picture will auto showing after I paste the direct link with png external file name , I can't use this method to show the hyperlink like below example - [http://XXXXXXXX.png hyperlike name]
3.Then,if I use the nowiki tag, it seems not only stop support mediawiki phrase, but also I can't use the html phrase, is this true?
thanks anyone answer my questions
Can anybody think of a reason why HTTPS links would not be rendered as links? All instances of HTTPS links across my entire wiki (including pages in the Special namespace [i.e. Special:Version]) are rendered as if surrounded by <nowiki> tags.
HTTP renders properly FTP renders properly [https://test HTTPS renders exactly like this]
Last edit: 20:12, 6 August 2014
I need to change the maximum upload file size but its not working with me the upload window shows this
Maximum file size: 2 MB (a file on your computer) Permitted file types: png, gif, jpg, jpeg, doc, xls, mpp, pdf, ppt, xlsx, jpg, tiff, odt, odg, ods, odp.
so i need to make the maximum file upload 150MB i edited the following according to the Manuals in the website Manual:Configuring_file_uploads
#MaxUploadFiles $wgUploadSizeWarning = 157286400; $wgMaxUploadSize = 157286400;
from the \xampp\htdocs\mediawiki\LocalSettings.php file
upload_max_filesize = 150M post_max_size = 150M
from the \xampp\php\php.ini-development file and also in the C:\xampp\php\php.ini-production file i know i am supposed to edit php.ini but these are the php.ini files that i found in the php folder so im not sure if i am editing the right files?
even after making these changes i still get this error Warning: POST Content-Length of 18143113 bytes exceeds the limit of 8388608 bytes in Unknown on line 0
so how can i change the file limit for the upload?
im sorry if i was not clear enough in my question but anyway!
i found the solution for whoever has the same problem. so in Xampp the php.ini file is located in xampp/php/php the file is called php without the ini but its the right one. so i opened that up and changed these
upload_max_filesize = 150M post_max_size = 150M
like i mentioned before, so my problem was that i forgot to restart apache in my virtual server! so if you are using xampp go to the xampp control panel and just hit stop then start again and it should work just fine!
hope it helps :)