Administering MediaWiki Training Course

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Course Code

mwadm

Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Good familiarity with a web browser. Content editing knowledge beneficial but not required.

Overview Overview

This course has been created for people who are going to use MediaWiki software as editors, users and web site administrators.

This course explains how to:

  • Find the information you are looking for on an existing site
  • Create, edit and remove pages
  • Design a structure of the page
  • Analyse the best solution for the structure of the entire project
  • Manage users
  • Create and manage a community  

Some projects using MediaWiki:

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Wikipedia

Free encyclopedia

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Wiktionary

Dictionary and thesaurus

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Wikinews

Free content news source

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Wikiversity

Free learning tools

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Commons

Shared media repository

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Wikibooks

Free textbooks and manuals

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Wikiquote

Collection of quotations

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Wikisource

Free source documents

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Wikispecies

Directory of species

Course Outline Course Outline

Setup

  • Installation requirements and environment
  • Basic initialization
  • LocalSettings.php
  • Extension installation requirements

Reading

  • Navigation
  • Searching
  • Tracking changes
  • Watchlist

Editing

  • Editing pages
  • Starting a new page
  • Formatting
  • Links

Advanced editing

  • Images
  • Tables
  • Categories
  • Managing files
  • Moving (renaming) a page
  • Redirects
  • Deleting a page
  • Protected pages
  • Templates
  • Variables
  • Special pages
  • External searches
  • User pages
  • Talk pages
  • Signatures
  • Subpages
  • Namespaces

Wiki administration

  • Sysops and permissions

The following features require extra permissions that are not normally granted to all wiki users.

  • Protecting and unprotecting pages
  • Sysop deleting and undeleting
  • Patrolled edits
  • Blocking users
  • Range IP blocks
  • Assigning permissions

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Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 657PLN
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Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
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The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
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