Administering MediaWiki Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in French or English.

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

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 1340EUR
(99)
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
From 1340EUR
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Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 990EUR
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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.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Classroom Private Remote
1 1340EUR 1340EUR 990EUR
2 920EUR 870EUR 695EUR
3 780EUR 713EUR 597EUR
4 710EUR 635EUR 548EUR
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
Limoges, City CenterThu, 2016-08-11 09:30990EUR / 1340EUR
Montpellier, GarosudFri, 2016-08-12 09:30990EUR / 1340EUR
Marseille, Quartier du PradoMon, 2016-08-15 09:30990EUR / 1340EUR
Bordeaux, MériadeckTue, 2016-08-16 09:30990EUR / 1340EUR
Orléans, Central StationMon, 2016-08-22 09:30990EUR / 1340EUR

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