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- MediaWiki 1.40.1 (download .zip, download .tar.gz) - stable
- MediaWiki 1.39.5 (download .zip, download .tar.gz) - long-term support (LTS)
- MediaWiki 1.35.13 (download .zip, download .tar.gz) - legacy long-term support (LTS)
To users of MediaWiki versions version 1.36-1.38 and 1.34 and earlier: These versions are no longer supported. Please update to a newer version of MediaWiki.
MediaWiki is free software licensed under version 2 (or later version) of the GNU General Public License. Because MediaWiki is licensed free of charge, there is no warranty, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Read the full text of the GNU GPL version 2 for details.
MediaWiki requires PHP 7.4.3+, a webserver software, and either MariaDB 10.3.0+, MySQL 5.7.0+, SQLite + or PostgreSQL 10.0+. Using MariaDB or MySQL is recommended as Wikipedia uses MariaDB. Any other database servers are less tested and you may likely run into some bugs.