Open a web browser and visit the location where the wiki files reside. For the local machine just type the following URL in your web browser address bar (assuming that you are installing your wiki in a folder called
If you are installing it on a hosting server, enter the domain name followed by your wiki installation folder to install the application. For example: if your site name is www.mysite.com, then you will open the URL www.mysite.com/mediawiki/ in your web browser.
Once you go to the URL specified, the page will lead you to the installation process. The installation process is very simple and easy to perform. Just perform the following steps: