Tag Archives: MediaWiki

PDF Export for MediaWiki

There are lots of possibilities for exporting MediaWiki articles as PDF documents. Some further developments I want to outline here: Wiki as the central source of knowledge There are many good reasons for supplying a Wiki with a PDF export facility: Extracts, logs, check lists or short descriptions may be needed on paper or may […]

MediaWiki vs. Confluence? Not a question of features

When businesses want to make use of professional wiki software, they come quickly to the question of whether they should choose MediaWiki or Confluence. Confluence is a wiki specially developed for the needs of businesses. The concept for MediaWiki is, on the other hand, for the huge online encyclopaedia Wikipedia. Having more than 750,000 downloads […]

Install MediaWiki – Step by step instructions

In this article I want to answer the most frequently asked questions relating to installing MediaWiki. But first, a question in return: what is the purpose of the wiki? Is it just a test installation or is it to be used productively? Installing a local test system For testing, I recommend installing MediaWiki locally on […]

MediaWiki Skins – A visual feast

The structure and design of most wikis looks like Wikipedia, which is now over ten years old. It does not have to be like this. If you want to give your wiki a different look, you need to use a different skin. Changing the appearance of a MediaWiki (and also BlueSpice) installation also changes how […]

BlueSpice mobile – Use MediaWiki on your mobile device

Right now we check our new app for MediaWiki distribution BlueSpice. The first sneak preview is available now.         View, edit and manage your BlueSpice MediaWiki enterprise distribution from your mobile device. BlueSpice mobile will support Android, iOS, Blackberry, WindowsPhone, WebOS and Symbian operating systems. BlueSpice Mobile will start in March. Another […]

BlueSpice Extension selbst schreiben: CSyntaxHighlight

Als Open Source Produkt profitiert das Firmenwiki “BlueSpice for MediaWiki” von engagierten Entwicklern. Damit Sie selbst eine BlueSpice Extension schreiben können, beschreibt Ihnen unser unser Softwareentwickler Robert Vogel in den nächsten Wochen wie BlueSpice aufgebaut ist und was es bei der Extensionentwicklung zu beachten gilt. Themen sind unter anderem: 1. Anatomie einer “BlueSpice for MediaWiki” […]

Featurelist: BlueSpice (basic)

Das Softwarepaket BlueSpice for MediaWiki erweitert die leistungsstarke Software der Wikipedia zum professionellen Firmenwiki. Sie erhalten eine durchdachte Software-Lösung, die aus den Ansprüchen der Praxis entstanden ist. Einige der Erweiterungen wurden von MediaWiki übernommen, andere wurden von den BlueSpice Entwicklern selbst programmiert. So ehalten Sie eine Auswahl von geprüften, funktionsfähigen und nützlichen Features, die für […]