XS Content Delivery/feature/mediawiki


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This feature installs mediawiki.


Current status

  • Targeted release: XSCD_4
  • Last updated: 10/21/2013
  • Percentage of completion: 90%

Detailed Description

Wiktionary is dependent on mediawiki. By adding it as a separate feature, it makes it possible for a deployment to start one or more local wikis. For example, a school could create a wiki of school news.

Benefit to XSCD

This feature supports Wiktionary. It provides an additional capability for a deployment of creating a local wiki.


This feature is an optional service to be installed by deployments.

UI Design

UI is defined by wikimedia.

How To Test

Follow the corresponding slide show to set up a local wiki.

User Experience

At a training workshop, teachers and staff will be introduced to the Wiki slide show. This step by step will introduce wiki markup.


This install uses PostgreSQL.

Contingency Plan

This feature will not be included in XSCD.


Wikipedia website

Release Notes

List of anomalies or exceptions

Comments and Discussion

discussion tab for this feature

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