MediaWiki is the software that powers websites like Wikipedia and, more modestly, various wikis that we run or where we collaborate.

Unless you care about the underlying technical details, there is little to know about MediaWiki, but that it is managed by Wikimedia [1], a foundation that maintains and develops the work.

If you care, read on.


This is a long process that dispatch data back and forth from the database and format the output to the screen.

This page is still largely in progress.


My extension

  • wz: Walter Zorn's tooltips for MediaWiki.

Tuning and hacks

To try

  • ImageMap [2] (to integrate with wz).
  • pdfhandler [3] to display our papers.

See also