Administering MediaWiki Training Course

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Administering MediaWiki

That is was inidividualized training for me and my supervisor. A++

Lukasz was a phenomenal instructor and the course was very fun and informative. MediaWiki is an awesome tool too!

John Leahy- FDA

Course Code


Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Good familiarity with a web browser. Content editing knowledge beneficial but not required.

Overview Overview

This course has been created for people who are going to use MediaWiki software as editors, users and web site administrators.

This course explains how to:

  • Find the information you are looking for on an existing site
  • Create, edit and remove pages
  • Design a structure of the page
  • Analyse the best solution for the structure of the entire project
  • Manage users
  • Create and manage a community  

Some projects using MediaWiki:



Free encyclopedia



Dictionary and thesaurus



Free content news source



Free learning tools



Shared media repository



Free textbooks and manuals



Collection of quotations



Free source documents



Directory of species

Course Outline Course Outline


  • Installation requirements and environment
  • Basic initialization
  • LocalSettings.php
  • Extension installation requirements


  • Navigation
  • Searching
  • Tracking changes
  • Watchlist


  • Editing pages
  • Starting a new page
  • Formatting
  • Links

Advanced editing

  • Images
  • Tables
  • Categories
  • Managing files
  • Moving (renaming) a page
  • Redirects
  • Deleting a page
  • Protected pages
  • Templates
  • Variables
  • Special pages
  • External searches
  • User pages
  • Talk pages
  • Signatures
  • Subpages
  • Namespaces

Wiki administration

  • Sysops and permissions

The following features require extra permissions that are not normally granted to all wiki users.

  • Protecting and unprotecting pages
  • Sysop deleting and undeleting
  • Patrolled edits
  • Blocking users
  • Range IP blocks
  • Assigning permissions

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $3740
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $1840
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $3740 $1840
2 $2185 $1160
3 $1667 $933
4 $1408 $820
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
NB, Saint JohnWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $4090
AB, Edmonton - First Edmonton PlaceWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3940
ON, Oakville - Glen AbbeyWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3770
SK, SaskatoonThu, Nov 10 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $4090
BC, Vancouver Park PlaceThu, Nov 10 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3790

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