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Best Responsive MediaWiki Skins

Article by Karsten Hoffmeyer. Last updated on 2021-03-23

March 2021 Update / MediaWiki expert Karsten Hoffmeyer compares the best modern responsive MediaWiki skins. Find out which one is best for your wiki. Read more

Happy 20th Anniversary Wikipedia

Article by Karsten Hoffmeyer. Last updated on 2021-01-15

MediaWiki expert Karsten Hoffmeyer wishes Wikipedia a Happy 20th Anniversary. Read what he has to say on this occasion. Read more

Semantic MediaWiki 3.2

Article by Karsten Hoffmeyer. Last updated on 2020-12-07

MediaWiki expert Karsten Hoffmeyer introduces us to the Semantic MediaWiki 3.2 release. Find out about the important new features. Read more

Local Media Support for Wikibase

News item by Jeroen De Dauw. Posted on 2020-10-05

You can now use your own images inside of Wikibase with our new extension. A big step forwards for third-party Wikibase adoption! Read more

Semantic Wikibase Released

News item by Jeroen De Dauw. Posted on 2020-09-03

Wikibase and Semantic MediaWiki are both powerful tools for creating a collaborative knowledge base. You can now connect the two. Read more

Visualizing Links Between Pages

News item by Jeroen De Dauw. Posted on 2020-08-16

You can now visualize connections between your MediaWiki pages with our new Network extension. The visualization is interactive and highly customizable. Read more

MediaWiki Survey

News item by Jeroen De Dauw. Posted on 2020-04-19

We are running the 2020 MediaWiki survey. Share your thoughts on how MediaWiki can be improved. Read more

SMW vs Wikibase vs Cargo

Article by Jeroen De Dauw. Last updated on 2020-02-22

What software do you need to manage data/knowledge in your wiki? Historically this was Semantic MediaWiki. Is that still the case, and how do the alternatives stack up? Read more

Using Wikidata in Your Wiki

Article by Professional.Wiki. Last updated on 2019-12-18

Imagine the data from Wikidata being available in your own wiki for you to query, visualize and enrich. Imagine you could use all the standard Semantic MediaWiki tools such as interactive inline visualizations on this data. Read more

Visual Map Editor for MediaWiki

News item by Jeroen De Dauw. Posted on 2019-12-14

We have added a visual editing interface to the Maps extension for MediaWiki. This brings collaborating on geospatial information in your wiki to a new level. Read more

Installing Extensions with Composer

Article by Jeroen De Dauw. Last updated on 2019-10-25

Are you installing MediaWiki extensions with Composer? We have several tips and tricks for you to make the process smooth and optimized for production wikis. Read more