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A TOC in Wikipedia is only generated if the article has more than three sections. The one you linked to only has three, and so it is not generated. If you were to add __TOC__ or __FORCETOC__ to the document a TOC would be generated. __FORCETOC__ causes the TOC to be placed before the first section heading, which would be before "Publications", while __TOC__ ...


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I think a better method is to use the 'nowiki' tag. This is generic and does not rely on knowing character codes, plus your text is more readable. <nowiki>*</nowiki> will display as an asterisk at the start of the sentence. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Now you can display any special characters you like!


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I don't think this can be done, and that is by design. A section is intended to end with the heading of a new section. The described situation would create some ambiguity, because there are no visual cues on the page to define where a section ends except for the header of a new section. It may also be unnecessary, because a default install of MediaWiki ...


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There is a Wikipedia Revision History Search here; http://wikipedia.ramselehof.de/wikiblame.php?project=wikipedia&lang=en Hope this helps.


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You can transclude Special:AllPages: {{Special:AllPages}}. On my tiny testing wiki, that displays a table with all pages on the wiki.


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Add #toc { float: right }; to your MediaWiki:Common.css wiki page.


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Add the following to your page [[Category:NAME]]


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You can get the feed if you check out the New pages watch and filter for your name only. Toolbox > Special Pages > Recent changes and logs > New pages Enter your Wikipedia handle in the Username: field Hit Go You'll then get results showing all the newly created pages started by that username. Grab the "Special:New pages" Atom feed that is created for ...


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You can use dab solver. Enter the name of the page and it will automatically find the ambiguous links on that page and it will also help you disambiguate them.


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Here is how you do it : Changing the Title of the Media Wiki Page It looks identical to the wiki you have installed on your website. And it's very simple, Login as Administrator and use the [Move] link on top of the page.


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You can use standard HTML syntax (which is totally valid wiki-syntax): <ol> <li> Text in a numbered entry</li> <li><pre>Formated Text Goes Here</pre></li> <li> Next numbered entry</li> </ul>


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Wikimedia provides dumps [0], wich depending of your intention, can be helpfull. Delected revisions or articles aren't shown on those dumps nor are publicly avaiable, but depending of the objective, it's possible to request access to non-public data. [1] [0]- https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Data_dumps [1]- ...


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If you want to use {{DISPLAYTITLE:}} to change a display title completely (as in, not just different capitalization), you'll need to make a change in LocalSettings.php. Set [$wgRestrictDisplayTitle][1] to false. Additionally, if you're looking to change where the main page resides, you can change [[MediaWiki:Mainpage]] to change the default main page users ...


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We installed the Lucene search engine, as used on Wikipedia, and the MWSearch extension that integrates it with MediaWiki. Lucene: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Lucene-search MWSearch: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:MWSearch Installation is complex, but when it's working, you can basically forget about it and let it run. An ...


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Wikipedia has a "browse history" box at the top of each revision history box. This allows you to see the changes from before a specific year and month.


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You can change the contents of "MediaWiki:Mainpage" to contain the text "Special:AllPages". Whenever users click on the "Main page" link on the sidebar, the logo or accessing your wiki's domain name, you will be immediately directed to the special page. The advantage of this is that they see "All pages" as the page title and not "Main Page".


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OK, I figured it out. I have done this and it works the way I want: [[File:StackOverflowProvilePic.jpeg‎|left|frame|Yes, this is me]] Apparently you can add many options between the image filename and the caption text. Why leaving that frame or thumb option off would cause the caption text to not appear is a mystery. To me, anyway.


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WikiMiniAtlas developer here. Replace the | between 2000 and region with a _ {{coord|35|37|N|139|50|E|display=title|dim:2000_region:JP_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki}} That should work.


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Perhaps the DumpHTML Extension does what you're looking for? This tool should dump your entire wiki as HTML.


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Since v1.18, out-of-the-box you can do the following (as described here): <div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed"> This text is not collapsible; but the next is collapsible and hidden by default: <div class="mw-collapsible-content">{{Lorem}}</div> </div>


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If you are using the GeShi syntax highlighting extension to MediaWiki, then you can just insert your C♯ code as-is, enclosed within a <syntaxhighlight/> element. (This is, as you can see from the syntax highlighting extensions category, one of several such MediaWiki extensions.) The MediaWiki wikis used, by the Wikimedia Foundation, for Wikipedia, ...


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It appears that the new toolbar is an experimental feature that you have to install: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:UsabilityInitiative


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For one page use <div style="float:right;">__TOC__</div> This is what I usually do. Being that I do a lot with styling and so forth, I hate using my user css to modify anything since then I don't see what everyone else sees and therefore don't know what a visitor will see.


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You can use the {{#tag}} magic word to do this. So, your template would look something like this: {{#tag:ref|Sometext {{createdate|{{{1}}}}}.|name={{{1}}}}} Although exactly this code wouldn't work correctly, because name cannot be an integer.


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On Wikipedia: Use the {{Reference necessary}} template. It adds a dotted gray underline beneath the text selection of your choice. Plus it adds a "[citation needed]" inline template at the end. On other MediaWiki websites, you may have do do it yourself using CSS or something. Let us know how it works out.


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As far as I know, there is no simple way to do this. But I can see some possibilities (starting with those that practically won't work): Use the API. The API doesn't have any direct way to do this, but you could try to work around that: Go though all pages and for each of them, find out the creator. Because of the limitations of the API when working with ...


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Setup a HTML anchor manually using Template:Anchor. Say that you want to link to a section called "Overview" in an article. Add the template before the heading to make it look like: {{Anchor|AnyTextYouWant}} <!-- Note to other editors: Don't change this anchor text --> == Overview == (Of course, the comment line is optional.) Then make a link to ...


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There is a tool called WikiBlame that lets you do exactly that: you enter a page name and a phrase to search for and will point you to the edit that added it. It's also linked from the History page of every page on the English Wikipedia (as “Revision history search”).


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You might want to look at Extension:Configuration. May note that the MediaWiki developers actually want the configuration to be a php file to be more flexible.


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Try using this in the Mediawiki:common.css file #toc {float:right;margin:0 0 1em 1em;position:fixed;top:150px;right:10px;}; This not only places the floating TOC to the right, but also keeps it visible all the time while scrolling up and down the page.



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