Manual:Importing XML dumps/from mediawiki.org

Use Special:Export to export some content from mediawiki.org. Then import the created dumps in your wiki through Special:Import.

What content?Edit

MediaWiki namespaceEdit

Edit MessagesEdit

common.js & .cssEdit

This content will need adaptation

Template namespaceEdit

Select templates in category:templates and especially Category:Formatting templates
Must-have templatesĀ 

Need an adaptation:

Files from commons.wikimediaEdit

Since MediaWiki revision 1.13.0 you can direct embed media from Wikimedia Commons into your own wiki using $wgForeignFileRepos.

Help namespaceEdit

  • Help:Contents (prefix used is [[mw:, else [[mediawikiwiki: should be fine)
Tricky: Project:PD help/export

What dumps?Edit

Shared dumps...

june 2009Edit

list of exported pages from mediawiki.orgĀ 
MediaWiki:Gadgets-definition
MediaWiki:Gadget-section-interface-gadgets

MediaWiki:Gadget-edittop.js
MediaWiki:Gadget-Edittop

MediaWiki:Gadget-UTCLiveClock.js
MediaWiki:Gadget-UTCLiveClock

MediaWiki:Gadget-scapmap.js
MediaWiki:Gadget-scapmap

MediaWiki:Edittools

MediaWiki:Common.js
MediaWiki:Editpage.js
MediaWiki:Edittools.js
MediaWiki:Common.css
MediaWiki:monobook.css
Template:Please leave this line alone and write below (this is the coloured heading)
Template:Black link
Template:Blue
Template:Green
Template:Imageframe
Template:Red
Template:Documentation
Template:Clear
Template:Hl1
Template:Hl2
Template:Hl3
Template:Prettytable
Template:Caution
Template:Done
Template:Not done
Template:Warning
Template:Note
Template:Hidden
Help:Contents