Extension Development with Mediawiki*
Mediawiki is one of the most commonly used "wiki's" across a plethora of sites. So I will help you build your own "Mediawiki Extension" that will help you to enhance the features of your wiki.
Extensions let you customize how MediaWiki looks and works. Extensions can be used to enhance the wiki markup, to change the look and feel of the entire page, to increase and add security measures and all that it takes it make an appealing wiki with some cool custom features.
I will be teaching you the basics of MediaWiki Extension development right from the scratch and will be providing you with resources to start your own adventure
All that you need to have is a very basic familiarity with HTML, CSS, PHP and JS
wmf, MediaWiki, extension building
I was a speaker at FOSSASIA 2014 where I delivered a talk on the Extension that I built as part of my summer internship with Wikimedia Foundation.
I am Richa Jain, an Undergraduate student from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. I am passionate about programming and is on the way of making it a career. I am a FOSS enthusiast who started working on Open Source in 2013 and cracked Google Summer of Code 2013.
- Title: Extension Development with Mediawiki
- Track: Hacks
- Room: B301
- Time: 10:00 – 11:45am
Mediawiki is one of the most commonly used “wiki’s” across a plethora of sites. So I will help you build your own “Mediawiki Extension” that will help you to enhance the features of your wiki.
- Speakers: Richa Jain