Hosting services

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If you want to run a MediaWiki wiki and don't want to maintain your own infrastructure, you might be interested in the wiki farms and hosting services listed below.

  • In addition, most regular web hosting companies allow for installing MediaWiki without too much trouble, although maintaining and upgrading the code would still in most cases be up to you.
  • You can also install a pre-made software bundle or software "appliance" on a virtual private server.

Do not add hosting services to this list without directly linking to a page that explicitly states MediaWiki hosting.

Name Country Wiki farm or host? Specialism Free Option? (yes/no) Type of cost Own domain Command line Support options Notes

20i USA, UK host No paid 24/7 1-click setup
A2 Hosting USA, Europe host No paid 24/7 1-click setup USA host Lightning-fast MediaWiki hosting with round-the-clock support and a risk-free 45-day money-back guarantee. No paid Yes, or subdomain Yes 24/7
  • SSH Access
  • MediaWiki Pre-Installed
  • Always-On Malware Protection
  • 45 Day Money Back Guarantee
Albatross Cloud USA host Managed Hosting and Cloud Services with exceptional support for Medium and Enterprise Clientele. No paid Yes or subdomain 24/7
Biowikifarm Germany farm for non-commercial dissemination of biological open-content data Yes free
CiviHosting USA, Europe host Boutique-style hosting firm including account sizes for personal, business and enterprise-level wikis, including Semantic MediaWiki and BlueSpice No paid Yes, as well as domain registration service, or a subdomain is possible SSH access 24/7 support with 5 minute response time included with all accounts Shared and VPS hosting available. Services include
  • Free installation and migration
  • Daily backups
  • 24/7 support with 5 minute response time
  • Semantic MediaWiki hosting
  • BlueSpice hosting
  • Turnkey solution for MediaWiki hosting Malta host No paid You have to set it up independently Yes Quick setup, automatic backup, cloud-based (included in the cost). Support staff also in Dubai, Pakistan and Spain. USA host No paid limited ssh access 24/7 via tickets and email. Also offers free hosting service for non-profits.
Fandom United States, France, Poland, Indonesia, Australia farm Entertainment, Lifestyle, Video Games and Anime Yes free (with ads) custom subdomain only. No Contact and community forums Wikis are not owned by their founders. Fandom may take decisions affecting the community even if there's no consensus at all. They reserve the right to change the wikis URL for SEO purposes. In case the community wants to move to another host, the wiki and its content in most cases can't or won't be deleted from Fandom. There's only one skin available and it's proprietary. All wikis run MediaWiki 1.37.4.
Fastdot Hosting Australia, Asia Pacific, USA, UK host No paid 1-click installer
HostDash USA host Blazing fast wiki hosting solutions, backed by 24/7 expert support & a 60 day money back guarantee. No paid Yes 24/7
  • 1-Click Setup
  • FREE Domain Name
  • 24/7 Expert Support
  • Proactive Malware Protection
  • cPanel Control Panel
  • 60 Day Money Back Guarantee
HostGator USA host No paid Yes
Hostiso USA, Canada, Germany, France, Singapore host Managed Hosting and Services with exceptional support for mediwiki clients! No paid yes or subdomain 24/7 1-click setup, free backups, support, cPanel, cloud-based.
Name Country Wiki farm or host? Specialism Free Option? (yes/no) Type of cost Own domain Command line Support options Notes
HostKnox USA host No paid Yes Chrooted (jailed) SSH 24/7 via support tickets. 15-minute response time. Free MediaWiki installation, transfer & upgrade.
KnownHost USA, Europe host No paid SSH Access 24/7/365 Email and Ticket Support. Free install support. Shared, VPS, Cloud and Dedicated Server lines. UK, US, India, Romania host No paid Yes FTP & Jail Shell access 24/7/365 support via live chat, email and phone 1-click setup
Miraheze UK farm Yes free (no ads) Optional No IRC, Email, Issue trackers, Wiki venues, Discord server Community-driven, not-for-profit, quick wiki creation, HTTPS-only, public and private wikis. Infrastructure 100% open source. No hard limits on server resource usage and runs latest MediaWiki version.
MyWikis USA

We speak English / Nosotros hablamos español / On parle français / 我们讲中文 / हमें हिंदी आती है

host Private wikis (public wikis are still available)
Different plans available, tailored for enterprise customers, personal wikis, and anywhere in between.
No paid (no ads) Yes FTP and SSH on request Support system, email, phone, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet
  • Wikis created automatically in under 5 minutes with 40+ extensions preinstalled. Hundreds of extensions available to install.
  • Self Service portal, where you can manage your wiki, add extensions to your wiki, reset passwords, and more.
  • Free migrations for most wikis; extensive experience in migrating from MediaWiki and other platforms.
  • 24/7 professional (not volunteer) personalized support from MediaWiki experts with 10+ years of experience; support response times guaranteed through SLAs.
  • 9 different privacy levels. Anti-spam built into every wiki. Wikis backed up daily.
  • Use a subdomain, buy a domain through MyWikis, or bring your own domain.
MyWikis Europe Austria (European Union)

We speak English / Nosotros hablamos español / On parle français / Wir sprechen Deutsch

  • Same features as
  • GDPR compliant hosting in Vienna, Austria
Neoseeker farm game and entertainment-related wikis Yes free (with ads) Europe Cloud based Orgnaisational Wikis No Monthly and Annual Company domain or subdomain. No Wiki set-up, consulting and implementation Managed wiki Service with high security as well as set-up and organisational implementation support
Professional.Wiki Europe dedicated server Professional services for companies of all sizes. Unmatched Semantic MediaWiki expertise. No paid Yes Yes yes, with real experts Holistic services including setup, management, support, training and custom development. Run by MediaWiki veterans.
ProWiki Germany host SaaS-hosting, Semantic MediaWiki or Wikibase optional No paid (no ads) Yes or a subdomain to <> No SLA depending on plan chosen (email, chat, phone, web meeting)
  • Try it for free: 14-day free trial
  • Get started immediately: Wikis created automatically and instantly available.
  • Sit back and relax: Wikis are fully managed (software updates, security patches, compatibility guard, etc.)
  • Build the wiki you want: Choose themes, activate any of over 60 extensions, manage permissions and more via the ProWiki admin panel
Name Country Wiki farm or host? Specialism Free Option? (yes/no) Type of cost Own domain Command line Support options Notes
RoseHosting USA host No paid Linux VPS hosting.
SaaS Web Internet Solutions Germany host Standard, BlueSpice Free/Pro, Semantic MediaWiki No paid always No Phone at business hours, email 24x7 Fully managed MediaWiki on several infrastructures (as needed): Shared Hosting, Dedicated - both either on OpenStack Public Cloud or VMware Private Cloud
ShoutWiki farm Yes free; ad-supported; paid possible No Contact and Forum at ShoutWiki Hub From MediaWiki developers and others. Lacks HTTPS/SSL support.
SiteGround USA, Netherlands, Singapore host No paid Yes 24/7/365 support via live chat, email and phone 1-click setup
Webarchitects UK farm No paid Yes Optional SSH access IRC, email, phone Multi-stakeholder cooperative with social responsibility focus, green power and green hardware, emphasis on free and open source software (Ansible playbook published under GPLv3).
Webhost UK LTD UK, US host No paid Yes FTP & Jail Shell access 24/7/365 support via live chat, email and phone 1-click setup
Telepedia UK farm Yes Free (with ads for unregistered users) No Movies/TV and Anime Email and Discord Wikis are only created at by requests at at staff approval, they have a wiki partnership programme. HTTPS only. Admins can configure their sites extensions and setup via ManageWiki. USA farm Video games Yes Free (ads for unregistered users, but only ads for other video games in the farm) No No Email, Discord Private wiki-farm, wikis are only created on request by staff, and they prefer wikis with developer/publisher support to either provide assets or information for the wiki or for the wiki to become Official.
Name Country Wiki farm or host? Specialism Free Option? (yes/no) Type of cost Own domain Command line Support options Notes
Wiki Valley (fr)

Wiki Valley(en)

France farm Private wikis No by user/month and options Yes No mail, chat, phone and wiki Création à la demande (fr)

Creation on demand (en)

Wikibase Solutions The Netherlands host Fully managed Wiki hosting in addition to a core business of developing Semantic MediaWiki solutions No paid Yes at request phone, Skype and email Also provides support for Elasticsearch and other requested services. Germany farm Semantic MediaWiki, updates and upgrades included in plans (serviced) No paid possible serviced (see specialism) Phone and email at business hours German site. Available for customers in the SEPA-area.
Wiki-Site United States, Israel farm Yes free (with ads) Available in 25 languages. Runs MediaWiki 1.11. Lacks HTTPS/SSL support.
WikiForge USA farm, host, dedicated server option No paid Yes, or subdomain No IRC, Email, Issue trackers, Discord server
WikiTeq USA host Professionally managed hosting on a private VPS No paid Yes Yes On-call support team ready 24/7 Enterprised-focused full-service MediaWiki development company providing fully supported and maintained wikis.

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