MediaWiki - Wikipedia's Wiki Engine
MediaWiki is a powerful wiki engine that was originally developed to serve the needs of Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia. Today, MediaWiki is used publicly by many of the largest and most popular wikis online, while privately it is being increasingly deployed inside company Intranets as a knowledge and content management system.
This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:
Installed from package management. See /var/www for links to file paths.
Ensure clean and compliant HTML ($wgUseTidy)
Out of the box file uploading and image resizing (GD library)
- Maximum filesize: 2MB
- Supported file types: png, gif, jpg, jpeg
MediaWiki extensions are installed via selected Debian packages. Includes a custom script
mwlsextto display enabled/available extensions:
SSL support out of the box.
Adminer administration frontend for MySQL (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).
Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery, user registration)
Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PHP and MySQL.
Site logo is located at /var/lib/mediawiki/images/logo.png (recommended size: 135x135px).
Site name and administrative emails (set in /etc/mediawiki/LocalSettings.php):
$wgSitename = ""; $wgEmergencyContact = webmaster@localhost; $wgPasswordSender = webmaster@localhost;
See the MediaWiki docs for further details.
Credentials (passwords set at first boot)
- Webmin, SSH, MySQL, and Adminer: username root
- MediaWiki: username admin