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The wiki engine used by Wikipedia

MediaWiki is the collaborative editing software that runs Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, and other projects. It's designed to handle a large number of users and pages without imposing too rigid a structure or workflow.

Version: 1.23.2 License: GPL-2+ GitHub
Maintainers No Maintainer
Categories www php
Platforms darwin freebsd
  • mysql (Use MySQL as the database backend)
  • postgresql (Use PostGreSQL as the database backend)

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MediaWiki has now been installed into ${prefix}/www/data/mediawiki. Any further information on installation and configuration can be found at:

If you are upgrading, read:


For an upgrade, ${prefix}/www/data/mediawiki/AdminSettings.php is no longer needed as of 1.16.0 so its settings can be migrated into ${prefix}/www/data/mediawiki/LocalSettings.php; see for details.

Finally, be sure to have a look at ${prefix}/www/data/mediawiki/UPGRADE and possibly ${prefix}/www/data/mediawiki/RELEASE-NOTES for all the details of performing an upgrade.

Make sure to use MacPorts' php for running the command line scripts, e.g.

${prefix}/bin/php update.php

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mediawiki seems to have been updated (port version: 1.23.2, new version: 1.39.1)

livecheck ran: 14 hours ago