2

When I googled "create new namespace in mediawiki", I got this. I have created a new namespace using this technique and it worked perfectly. After that because of curiosity I searched in the mediawiki search bar for "Testnamespace:testpage" where "Testnamespace" namespace is not there in my wiki and got a link for creating a new page. So my question is :

Does this create a new namespace("Testnamespace") in the wiki without modifying LocalSettings.php with those codes in the above link?

1

No, you can't create a namespace without editing your wiki's configuration. If you create a page titled "A:B" where "A" is not a valid namespace, "A:B" will just be a page in main namespace (namespace 0).

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.