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MediaWiki Administrators' Tutorial Guide by Mizanur Rahman

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Chapter 3. Starting MediaWiki

In the previous chapters we learned about MediaWiki features and its installation. Now let us get some hands-on experience on how to use MediaWiki. This chapter will give us the basic steps of writing a wiki and its syntax as well as its formatting. So let's start the journey. However, before starting let us see what we are going to learn in this chapter:

  • MediaWiki navigation
  • Creating and editing pages
  • Options for formatting pages
  • Linking between different pages

A Closer Look at the MediaWiki Navigation

Before writing a wiki, we need to learn about the MediaWiki navigation system. This will help us to understand things properly and also to operate the site smoothly.

So, when we open the first page of MediaWiki just after ...

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