Administering MediaWiki Training Course

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MediaWiki for Content Editors

Well explained

Ruth Hardy

Course Language

This course is delivered in English or Arabic.

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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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

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4 225AED 0AED 0AED
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Course Venue Course Date Course Price [Remote/Classroom]
Excel For Statistical Data Analysis Jeddah Wed, 2016-09-14 09:30 AED / AED

Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
RiyadhMon, 2016-08-22 09:30AED / AED
Abu DhabiSun, 2016-09-04 09:30AED / AED
JeddahSun, 2016-09-04 09:30AED / AED
MuscatSun, 2016-09-11 09:30AED / AED
DubaiSun, 2016-09-18 09:30AED / AED

Some of our clients