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so I am currently setting up a MediaWiki server (I am still not sure whether I should go for MediaWiki or DokuWiki though), but if I go for MediaWiki - is it possible to setup some kind of multi MediaWiki?
Same installation on multiple subdomains.

I would like a main domain which could be wiki.com. For every product/category I would like it's own subdomain. Is it possible to use the same MediaWiki installation and then have iphone.wiki.com, android.wiki.com, windows.wiki.com etc.

Kind of like how wikia works now, I just want my domain/server.

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This question is already answered on the following page with detailed instructions: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Wiki_family. –  sahwar Oct 3 '14 at 18:59

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It's definitely possible, I'm doing this with wiki.yt.

You need to know enough PHP to make sure that a different database is served to different (sub)domains. I started factoring out things from LocalSettings.php and I'm keeping an area with domains and settings.

(If I find some time I'll factor out some of the code and open it up. I'll update this answer if I get there.)

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