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In other words, you want to turn the MediaWiki wiki into a live mirror of the Confluence wiki. Correct? Sounds like a nightmare. :) The opposite, i.e. a live mirror of MediaWiki wikis, is rather easy: you just call action=render on the desired page (example) or use the appropriate parsing API to get the HTML. The MediaWiki URLs can be made RESTful with ...


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Some people on shared hosting or other hosting without SSH/FTP access may alter their configuration filed via a web interface. There are some extensions, like Configure, which perhaps need changing the configuration. The wiki sysadmin doesn't necessarily have root rights hence the file owner, whatever it is, needs to write on the file. Simply, the advice on ...


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Lua is a programming language. See the Wikipedia Lua page for more information. This allows the info boxes to be more dynamic. The same info box can be shown on multiple pages and show slightly different content that is customized to the page that it is on.


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The CSS-directive body { color: green; } is overwritten by directive on .mw-body { color: #252525; }. If you really want green copy-text use: .mw-body { color: green; };) But changing the font-family is possible on the body tag with body { font-family: Georgia; } (except the headings) PS: I changed the example on mediawiki.org Manual:CSS


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You can have clean URLs with the following step. Install the wiki into http://localhost/w and NOT into http://localhost/wiki then Modify the following in LocalSettings.php after you have set it up: $wgArticlePath = "/wiki/$1"; In the ROOT directory place the following .htaccess file: RewriteEngine on ## uncomment this rule if you want to redirect to ...


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There's a full guide on how to do this in the MediaWiki manual: Short URL. Essentially, you put your MediaWiki files in an unrelated directory (e.g. /w) then use the following to rewrite to the root: RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}%{REQUEST_URI} !-f RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}%{REQUEST_URI} !-d RewriteRule ^(.*)$ %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}/w/index.php [L] To tell ...



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