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First have a quick read of MediaWiki-Docker and install the prerequisites.

Then clone MediaWiki: git clone mediawiki and go into that directory: cd mediawiki

Follow the instructions from to install MediaWiki. Once MediaWiki is running and available at http://localhost:8080, then:

git clone "" extensions/GrowthExperiments
git clone "" skins/Vector
git clone "" skins/MinervaNeue
git clone "" extensions/PageViewInfo
git clone "" extensions/MobileFrontend
git clone "" extensions/Elastica
git clone "" extensions/CirrusSearch

You should have a file called LocalSettings.php in the root of the mediawiki directory; edit the file and add these lines at the bottom:

wfLoadSkin( 'MinervaNeue' );
wfLoadSkin( 'Vector' );
wfLoadExtension( 'MobileFrontend' );
wfLoadExtension( 'GrowthExperiments' );
wfLoadExtension( 'PageViewInfo' );

To set up the suggested edits feature

  1. Follow the ElasticSearch instructions from MediaWiki-Docker/Configuration_recipes/ElasticSearch.
  2. Copy the contents of MediaWiki:NewcomerTopicsOres.json to http://localhost:8080/index.php?title=MediaWiki:NewcomerTopicsOres.json&action=edit.
  3. Copy the contents of MediaWiki:NewcomerTasks.json to http://localhost:8080/index.php?title=MediaWiki:NewcomerTasks.json&action=edit
  4. Add $wgGENewcomerTasksTopicType = 'ores' to LocalSettings.php.
  5. Add $wgGERestbaseUrl = ''; to LocalSettings.php.
  6. Add $wgGENewcomerTasksGuidanceEnabled = true; to LocalSettings.php.