In my last MediaWiki skinning tutorial I detailed how to create a brand new custom skin for MediaWiki. Since then I’ve found that there are also a number of people who want to create a new skin that only contains css tweaks of one of the built-in core skins. Many people try to do this […]
We’ve released a tool to help configure short URLs for MediaWiki: http://shorturls.redwerks.org/ The tool tries to auto-detect as much as possible (practically everything in fact). Everything from the type of server, the sapi (mod_php vs. ?), your scriptpath, etc… it even tries to jump ahead of you and guess what kind of article path you […]
This tutorial details the creation of a custom skin for MediaWiki. The skin is packaged up into a directory you can drop into a MediaWiki installation and require_once() to install just as any other extension.