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This is a technical manual for the MediaWiki software. It contains information for developers and system administrators on installing, managing and developing for the MediaWiki software.

This manual is not for end users of MediaWiki. If you are looking for documentation to help you use MediaWiki, read the MediaWiki Handbook.

Main sections

For system administrators

За разработчици

An overview of the key parts of MediaWiki's source code.
Code | Global object variables | Doxygen-generated documentation
Database layout
Details about the database architecture used by MediaWiki.
MariaDB | MySQL | PostgreSQL | SQLite
Разработване на разширения
An overview of the ways to create a new MediaWiki extension.
Hooks | Parser functions | Tag | Special page | Облици
Web access
Details about query string parameters that can be passed to MediaWiki access scripts.
index.php | api.php
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MediaWiki FAQ
Frequently asked questions about MediaWiki.

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