Offline content generator
This page is obsolete. It is kept for historical interest only. It may document extensions or features that are obsolete and/or no longer supported. Do not rely on the information here being up-to-date.
The Offline Content Generator service created offline formats, such as PDF and even plaintext, from collections of mediawiki articles; ePub and ZIM were planned for the future but never implemented. The Collection extension is used via Special:Book to create collections. The OCG service then invokes a /Bundler to spider the articles and fetch all images, stylesheets, etc required to render them. One of several /Backends are then invoked to convert the bundle into a PDF, ZIM file, or other appropriate output format.
See wikitech:OCG for more information.