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MediaWiki Administrators' Tutorial Guide by Mizanur Rahman

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Writing a New Special Page

So we are up to write a new special page for our haunted site, where people can view article ratings. We will show the article name, current ratings, and the total number of ratings received for each of the rated articles. Writing a special page in MediaWiki is very easy. We can extend our MediaWiki functionality by adding special pages according to our need.

Our main goal here will be to create an includable special page that will be listed by default for all users. When a user visits this special page, a default list of 50 articles will be shown with the current average rating and the total number of ratings for each article. Users will have the option to choose the list size to be 10, 20, 30, 50, 100, and 150 articles. ...

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