MediaWiki Governance Revisited

At the Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario I saw two interesting talks about MediaWiki community and governance issues. They are worth listening! Quim Gil, Engineering Community Manager at the Wikimedia Foundation, was Analyzing conflict and possible solutions around WMF software development. He gave some helpful hints for community members and developers. Quims slides can be […]

End of the world? Let’s go running!

Once again, our BlueSpice developers proved that not even the apocalypse can stop them from reaching their goal: ignoring the continuous downpour on wednesday, an elect group of our team went on the annual REWAG-Firmenlauf. Together with over 1600 other enthusiasts, they braved the rain for 6,8 kilometres, and reached the finish line – soaking […]

Document management with MediaWiki?

This blog post is worth reading: G. Brett Miller attended our webinar and summarizes perfectly, how WebDAV provides a much user friendly experience for uploading and working with files on ‪‎MediaWiki‬: WebDAV and MediaWiki.

Military Wiki: Standard Profile, Article Rating and Gamification

Jason Bock works for a company called DSA, which primarily does IT Support for the US Department of Defense. He is responsible for milWiki, a military enterprise wiki started in 2008 to be an „online internal encyclopedia for the US Department of Defence“. Milwiki is one component of an overall suite of DoD social business […]

BlueSpice free 2.23.3 – stable released

Finally: on Tuesday, 31st May 2016, we released the stable version of BlueSpice 2.23.3. We managed to keep our deadline Download it here at Sourceforge. Although it is only a “minor and maintenance” release, we include some pretty helpful features, both in BlueSpice free and BlueSpice pro. Here are some notable new features of BlueSpice […]

BlueSpice free 2.23.3 – Beta released

On Tuesday, 10th May 2016, we released BlueSpice free 2.23.3-beta, a minor and maintenance version. Download it here at Sourceforge. As it’s still a beta version – the final release is scheduled for the end of May – we need YOU to put it to the acid test. Please report bugs, patches and other feedback […]

BlueSpice Featurelist 2016 online

Yesterday we published a new feature list. It was necessary to record the latest extensions. But we used the opportunity to mention a lot of important features that BlueSpice with MediaWiki as basis technology automatically includes: for example security features, many reporting functions and mobile device support. These features have been neglected in the past, […]

BlueSpice in 2016

The last few months BlueSpice MediaWiki has had a great time. We see an increasing number of downloads. BlueSpice becomes more and more visible. And as a result of that, we win many new customers and are involved in incredibly interesting projects. This makes it possible, and necessary, to push the BlueSpice project forward this […]

MediaWiki extension ReplaceText compatible with BlueSpice

This little helper from MediaWiki enables administrators to search and replace words or text passages. The changes can be done in the content of wiki articles and in article titles. Fast and easy, because the modifications will automatically be made in all relevant articles. Special page to search and replace single words or text passages […]

MediaWiki extension BreadCrumbs compatible with BlueSpice

With the MediaWiki BreadCrumbs extension it is possible to keep an overview of where you are in the wiki. The extension shows the path to the called up article and therefore provides orientation.     BreadCrumbs has been tested to be operational for MediaWiki and BlueSpice by the BlueSpice developer Hallo Welt! Compatible with: BlueSpice […]