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MediaWiki is a free software open source wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now also used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis. You can find more information about MediaWiki here.


  • Name of Wiki:
    Your Wiki a descriptive name.

  • Email address:
    Your email address.
  • Directory:
    The installation directory. If it is left blank the Mediawiki files will be copied directly to the document root folder. If you provide a name, a subdirectoy will be created and your Mediawiki files will be placed in this directory.
  • Table prefix:
    Mediawiki can use a table prefix to manage multiple forums in a single database.

  • Database name:
    Set the name of your database schema which will be added to your local database.
    After installation you can view this database using phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro, or MySQLWorkbench.

  • User name:
    Use this user name to log into the admin area of your Mediawiki installation.
  • Password:
    Use this password to log into the admin area of your MediaWiki installation.