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Is it possible to define and refer to constants in Wikimedia? [migrated]

Is it it possible in Wikimedia to define a constant and then include the constant in other pages? E.g. could MY_HELP_MESSAGE be defined as If you want help, contact help@somedomain… and ...
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How can I make my Github Wiki crawlable by search engines? robots.txt seems to forbid it

While using the W3C link checker, I found out that my Github Wiki can't be crawled: https://github.com/aegif/CmisSync/wiki/Getting-started-with-CmisSync-development Status: (N/A) Forbidden by ...
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How to prevent MediaWiki from redirecting the main domain to the “Main Page”?

I see a lot of questions about how to change the title of a MediaWiki Main Page or how to redirect it to another page, but I can't seem to find anything on how to 1) prevent MediaWiki from redirecting ...
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What limitations does latex markup in wikispaces.com have?

There're some informations about how to embed the outcome of latex markup in a wiki page in a wikispaces.com project, but I'm missing a statement on the limitation of this markup. I'd like to know: ...
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Structurally formatting Footnotes in Textile

Is it possible to write a list, or table within a textile footnote. This is footnoted [1] fn1. This is the footnote Syntax Doc. Reference
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Listing subpages in categories on mediawiki

I'm using subpages to group product functionality. Unfortunately all subpages participating in a category are displayed with their parent page making the alphabetic separation significantly less ...
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Wiki markup with templates

I have a template where I would like to include a variable {{{1}}}, but I also want the text that will be placed there to be in <code>{{{1}}}</code> tags. But in that case wiki just ...
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Wiki site for arguments? [closed]

I am sure I once saw a wiki site dedicated to arguments. There were many topics, and for each topic, a list of arguments for and against. For example: the topic "death penalty for murderers"; ...
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How to rename a GitHub wiki page?

On GitHub I created a wiki page, "Page1", but now I realize it was a bad name and I want to rename it to "Page2" instead. There are many external third-party HTTP links to Page1, so deleting it would ...
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Wiki Markup - link to relative path

With wiki markup is it possible to link to a relative path? eg: [../rel/path Link Text] I am using DokuWiki.
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wikia - batch upload of images

I want to upload a bunch of pictures (png, approx. one thousand) to wikia (if I understand it correctly it runs mediawiki under the hood). Is there a way to just select a directory on my pc, select a ...
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How to edit Wiki Markup more efficiently?

I'm adding a simple table into our project's wiki page and I'm just wondering whether there is way for the table to have the auto-fill capability like Excel. For ex., auto generating index for all the ...
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Is there a web application to create a timeline of events? [closed]

My country is going through difficult times. I want to create a mostly graphical timeline of events in a wiki like fashion. I want everyone who wants to get involved to contribute and comment. What is ...
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What does Wikipedia mean when they say some accounts will be renamed due to a technical change?

Wikipedia currently has a notification at the top of every single page saying that some accounts will be renamed due to a technical change when I am logged in. Clicking on Read more doesn't really ...
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“Secure” Wiki for storing sensitiv information [closed]

I'm an System Administrator for various customers. I need a website (like dokuwiki) where I can store sensitive informations of the various servers. Like passwords. Dokuwiki seems most suitable for ...
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How to output raw code in github's wiki?

I want to explain my wiki users how to use internal links. However, when I write [[Linktext|Link to an internal site]] with two `` (code dashes) around them, it gets displayed as a link, but ...
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How to download a Wikia?

How can I download a Wikia for offline reading? Is there a specific service that I can use to download a Wikia? Once done, how can I read the downloaded file? I don't need images or other media ...
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How to disable “Random page” in media wiki?

Surprisingly enough, I have a problem finding a solution to this—I want to disable / remove the Random page link from a Mediawiki wiki on the left bar. I think it is hard to find the answer on Google ...
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How to delete a GitHub wiki page?

I created a wiki page in my project's GitHub repository, for storing some loose notes and links, and GitHub automatically created a wiki page called "Home", containing the text "Welcome to the ...
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How to list all Wikisource pages linked between two specific languages?

I'd like to know if there is a search I can run, either internally or externally to the website, which brings up all pages linked between, say, English and Russian. (It's for comparative linguistic ...
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How can casing for page headers on GitHub wikis be controlled?

Is there a way to escape the apparent forced sentence casing for the title on a GitHub wiki page? The wiki seems to be based on Gollum, and it seems to force sentence casing for titles. Attempts to ...
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Embedding simple block diagrams in GitHub wiki

I'd like to add some simple block diagrams to my GitHub wiki. Is there any way to do this without embedding images?
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Internationalization of the GitHub wiki or GitHub Pages?

My project's wiki documentation is on Google Code, but unfortunately on Google Code every new contributor has to be validated by me beforehand, which is a pain. So I am considering switching to the ...
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How to change MediaWiki “Main Page” title? [duplicate]

I just installed Media Wiki on my web site for a club at my school. I can't figure out how to change the "Main Page" title though on the home page. Does any one know how I can do this?
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Embed a form in MoinMoin

I have just started using MoinMoin wiki, and would like to embed a form in a page. Specifically a Google Search form. What would be the best way to go about doing this? I see that forms are a work ...
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Searching for Chinese words in Wikka wiki

I am a user of Wikka wiki and I have a problem of searching Chinese words. The problem is that there is are spaces between Chinese words. Therefore, the entire title of a page is taken as a single ...
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How to export all pages from MediaWiki to hierarchy of HTML files

I'm in the process of starting my bachelor project and needs a documentation system. Currently it looks like MediaWiki fulfills my requirements. All pages of a particular MediaWiki-project is stored ...
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Changing the name of a Tiddler in TiddlyWiki and retain the references pointing to it

I am new to TiddlyWiki and I am trying to make a webpage that I anticipate to edit later with some information changing. It would make sense to sometimes edit the name of some of the tiddlers, but if ...
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How does Wikipedia prevent spamming?

Anybody can alter wiki contents, and I am wondering "How does Wikipedia prevent spamming?", when even not registered members edit the contents. What you think about it?
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How to make Simplified Chinese preferences on Wikipedia stick?

Chinese Wikipedia (维基百科) has the ability to convert its articles from Traditional to Simplified Chinese through a dropdown menu on its top left corner. This is great because although I can read ...
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How can one use Google Sites as a Wiki?

Is it possible to use Google Sites as a Wiki where everyone can edit without first asking for the owner to allow them?
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Formatting C# code for wiki syntax

How can I format my C# code so it displays correctly in our internal Wiki? We are using MediaWiki although I assume most wiki syntax is the same.
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Listing all articles on Wikitravel.org (excluding redirects)

Here is the list of all articles on the excellent guide Wikitravel.org: http://wikitravel.org/en/Special:Allpages/A1GP PROBLEM: It also includes redirects. For each real article there are tens of ...
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Wikitravel dump

Wikitravel is a wiki for tourism information. The content's license is open, but I can't find data dumps. How/where can I can reasonably fresh dumps (wikicode of the articles) of the data? Note: I ...
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Internal wiki setup to create a book or export-to-PDF feature [closed]

Is there any tutorial to setup an internal intranet wiki to enable creation of a book or export-to-PDF as in wikipedia.org?
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Is there a wiki bot for deleting articles based on a regex? [closed]

My problem is that I have added many (about 200) images with a wiki bot to our company's wiki, a MediaWiki. Now I want to delete all the images I have uploaded. I gave them all a name with a ...
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Does the German Wiktionary have a way to request words to be added?

I'm a long time contributor to the English Wiktionary but I'd like to request an entry for a word current not in the Germany Wiktionary for the first time. For those not aware, while all Wiktionaries ...
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Looking for a clean and seamless discussion+documents board and/or Google groups alternative [closed]

I've been trying to find a clean, fresh and nice-looking alternative online tool for writing topic pages and then discussing them. Ideally, this should be a wiki page (where users are able to embed ...
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i want to submit lyrics to lyrics.wikia.com but copyright infringement issues?

i want to submit lyrics to lyrics.wikia.com but I worry about copyright infringement issues I do not understand how the Copyrights work in lyrics.wikia.com They claimed that Copyrights to lyrics ...
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Wiki page import

I have a very long structured text file I want to import as hundreds of wiki pages. I got OmniOutliner, which allows me to export my file as a number of useful formats like Excel, CSV, OPML, etc. ...
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Collaboratively edited flowcharts? [closed]

Interested in an online app that allows multiple users to edit, perhaps simultaneously, a flowchart or collection of flowcharts. So far I've only found sites which allow you to share your flowcharts ...
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A public version of 37signals' Basecamp?

I'm using 37signals' Basecamp webapp for collaborating with many people on data standards. Generally I like the product. There are a few issues like not being able to easily follow a topic or wiki ...
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Open source login based wiki

We are looking to setup a open source wiki for a group of users. But we want it a password protected/ login based. Any suggestions? (admin based , new user can be added and old account can be ...
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Copy & Paste Images Wiki functionality?

I was discussing this with some coworkers, they would like a wiki, but are turned off by the need to constantly [browse] and [upload] files. They like the functionality of Lotus Notes that they can ...
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Blog/Wiki Hybrid?

I want to start a blog that has public editing rules, like a wiki. Is there such a thing? Edit: That is also hosted (like Blogger) or a method I can host it on a web space (such as Google Pages)
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Approve changes made to a wiki page before it is published

I am looking for a good wiki engine for work that will allow me or another administrator to approve changes made to a page before it gets published on the wiki. For example like a blog allowing ...
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Git based wikis with MathJax support [closed]

Which Git based wiki-software supports MathJax?
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How can I add a link on a MediaWiki message page?

At our company, we have an internal wiki, the access to which is restricted to a specific group. If someone from outside that group attempts access, they will be diverted to the special MediaWiki ...
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DokuWiki live preview like in Stack Exchange software?

Is there a plugin for DokuWiki which gives a live preview during editing like the one used by the Stack Exchange applications, including live preview of math formulas (jsMath with MathJax), as in ...
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Are there any karma based wiki systems? [closed]

Are you aware of any wiki like system that make page edit public only if the user who made the edit has a given karma or if the community up votes the edit? Something like Super User or Stack ...