MediaWiki 1.1 Beginner’s Guide

MediaWiki 1.1 Beginner's Guide book
MediaWiki 1.1 Beginner’s Guide (Packt, ISBN: 1847196047) by Jeff Orlof and Mizanur Rahman, is a comprehensive guide to MediaWiki, which I was invited to act as a technical reviewer for. The book consists of 12 chapters and 4 appendices, guiding the reader through common and uncommon tasks you may come across whilst using the MediaWiki platform:

  • Chapter 1: About MediaWiki
  • Chapter 2: Installing MediaWiki
  • Chapter 3: Getting to Know Your Wiki
  • Chapter 4: Creating Content
  • Chapter 5: Advanced Formatting
  • Chapter 6: Putting the Media in MediaWiki
  • Chapter 7: Organizing Your Wiki’s Content
  • Chapter 8: The MediaWiki Administrator
  • Chapter 9: Multi-user Environment
  • Chapter 10: Advanced Customization
  • Chapter 11: Maintaining MediaWiki
  • Chapter 12: Integrating MediaWiki
  • Appendix A: The Best Extensions for MediaWiki
  • Appendix B: The Best of MediaWiki in Use
  • Appendix C: Where to Turn to
  • Appendix D: Quiz Answers

I’ve posted a review of MediaWiki 1.1 Beginner’s Guide in my blog, too.

About the reviewer of MediaWiki 1.1 Beginner’s Guide

Richard Carter, a technical reviewer on the MediaWiki 1.1 Beginner’s Guide book, is author of MediaWiki Skins Design and is available for MediaWiki consultancy.

Jeff Orloff, Mizanur Rahman
Packt Publishing