MediaWiki Training in Kansas City

MediaWiki Training in Kansas City
MediaWiki - the open source software courses

MO, Kansas City - Crown

Two Pershing Square, 2300 Main Street Suite 900
64108 Kansas , MO
United States
Missouri US
 MO, Kansas City - Crown
The venue is located right next to Union Station, in the vicinity of Washington Square Park and the Sheraton and Westin hotels.Read more

MediaWiki Course Events - Kansas City

Code Name Venue Duration Course Date PHP Course Price [Remote / Classroom]
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Thu, Feb 2 2017, 9:30 am $1790 / $3020
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Fri, Feb 3 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2520
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Fri, Feb 3 2017, 9:30 am $1590 / $2940
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 21 hours Tue, Feb 21 2017, 9:30 am $3100 / $5190
mwadm Administering MediaWiki KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Thu, Feb 23 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2520
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Fri, Mar 10 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2640
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Mon, Mar 13 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2640
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MO, Kansas City - Crown 21 hours Mon, Mar 13 2017, 9:30 am $3100 / $5550
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Fri, Mar 24 2017, 9:30 am $1790 / $3140
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Fri, Mar 24 2017, 9:30 am $1590 / $2940
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Mon, Mar 27 2017, 9:30 am $1790 / $3020
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Thu, Mar 30 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2520
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Mon, Apr 17 2017, 9:30 am $1590 / $2820
mwadm Administering MediaWiki KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Fri, Apr 21 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2520
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Mon, May 1 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2640
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MO, Kansas City - Crown 21 hours Wed, May 3 2017, 9:30 am $3100 / $5550
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Fri, May 12 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2640
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Thu, May 18 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2520
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 21 hours Mon, Jun 5 2017, 9:30 am $3100 / $5190
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Thu, Jun 8 2017, 9:30 am $1790 / $3020
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Thu, Jun 8 2017, 9:30 am $1590 / $2940
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Wed, Jun 28 2017, 9:30 am $1790 / $3140
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Thu, Jul 6 2017, 9:30 am $1590 / $2820
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Mon, Jul 10 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2520
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Mon, Jul 10 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2640
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MO, Kansas City - Crown 21 hours Tue, Jul 11 2017, 9:30 am $3100 / $5550
mwadm Administering MediaWiki KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Wed, Jul 12 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2520
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Tue, Jul 18 2017, 9:30 am $1290 / $2640
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 21 hours Wed, Jul 26 2017, 9:30 am $3100 / $5190
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki KS, Overland Park - Lighton Tower 7 hours Thu, Jul 27 2017, 9:30 am $1790 / $3020
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MO, Kansas City - Crown 7 hours Thu, Jul 27 2017, 9:30 am $1590 / $2940

Course Outlines

Code Name Duration Outline
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors 7 hours

This course has been created for everyone who wants to help to contribute to Wikipedia.

This course covers the newest version of Wikipedia system and the latest legal status of Wikipedia.

  • What is Wikipedia?
  • Who the contributions belong to?
  • How to edit an existing article?
  • How to create a new article?
  • How to create an article matching all Wikipedia requirements?
  • Roles in Wikipedia and how to promote yourself.
  • Wikipedia bots
  • Discussions
  • Revisions
  • Account Preferences
  • Adoption
  • Making article compliant to Wikipedia policies and guidelines
  • Uploading imagines, audio files and movies
  • Stubs
  • Info-boxes
  • Pronunciation
  • Other languages
  • Shortcuts and "magic words"
mwadm Administering MediaWiki 7 hours

This course has been created for people who are going to use MediaWiki software as editors, users and web site administrators.

This course explains how to:

  • Find the information you are looking for on an existing site
  • Create, edit and remove pages
  • Design a structure of the page
  • Analyse the best solution for the structure of the entire project
  • Manage users
  • Create and manage a community  

Some projects using MediaWiki:

Wikipedia-logo.png

Wikipedia

Free encyclopedia

Wiktionary-logo-en.png

Wiktionary

Dictionary and thesaurus

Wikinews-logo-en.png

Wikinews

Free content news source

Wikiversity-logo.svg

Wikiversity

Free learning tools

Commons-logo.svg

Commons

Shared media repository

Wikibooks-logo.png

Wikibooks

Free textbooks and manuals

Wikiquote-logo.png

Wikiquote

Collection of quotations
Wikisource-logo.png

Wikisource

Free source documents

Wikispecies-logo.png

Wikispecies

Directory of species

Setup

  • Installation requirements and environment
  • Basic initialization
  • LocalSettings.php
  • Extension installation requirements

Reading

  • Navigation
  • Searching
  • Tracking changes
  • Watchlist

Editing

  • Editing pages
  • Starting a new page
  • Formatting
  • Links

Advanced editing

  • Images
  • Tables
  • Categories
  • Managing files
  • Moving (renaming) a page
  • Redirects
  • Deleting a page
  • Protected pages
  • Templates
  • Variables
  • Special pages
  • External searches
  • User pages
  • Talk pages
  • Signatures
  • Subpages
  • Namespaces

Wiki administration

  • Sysops and permissions

The following features require extra permissions that are not normally granted to all wiki users.

  • Protecting and unprotecting pages
  • Sysop deleting and undeleting
  • Patrolled edits
  • Blocking users
  • Range IP blocks
  • Assigning permissions
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors 7 hours

This course has been created for anyone who would like to learn how to create, edit and organize content using MediaWiki software.

Basic Editing

  • Creating new page
  • Editing a page
  • Discussions and comments
  • Revisions, tracking history and reverting changes
  • Uploading imagines, audio files and movies
  • Templates (do not repeat yourself)

MediaWiki syntax

  • Font formatting
  • Tables
  • Resizing and positioning pictures

Organizing Content

  • Links
  • Categorizing Pages
  • Understanding Namespaces
  • Moving (renaming) a page
  • Redirects
  • Deleting a page

The way it looks

  • Adjusting skins
  • Custom CSS
  • Custom Javascript

Finding your way

  • Special pages
  • User pages
  • Namespaces
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki 7 hours

Introduction

Browsing interfaces

  • Special:Ask
  • Special:Browse

Semantic search

  • Selecting pages
  • Strict comparators
  • Displaying information
  • Result formats
  • Inline queries
  • Querying for queries
  • Concepts
  • Inferencing

Editing

  • Properties and types
  • Special properties
  • Inverse properties
  • Custom units
  • Semantic templates
  • Service links

Semantic Web

  • RDF export
  • External tools
  • Importing vocabulary
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers 21 hours

This course jumps into the deep end of the pool; we are going to go over every essential aspect of MediaWiki development, including:

  • Mapping out the core code
  • Creating extensions
  • Modifying and Creating Custom Skins

This course is for intermediate-level LAMP developers and up, preferably with some styling experience.

The Structure and Purpose of MediaWiki

  • Where we are now
  • How it ended up this way
  • Current efforts, and the future

The path router

  • The startup and shutdown of MediaWiki

The Includes Directory

  • 'Here be dragons': a map to the includes directory
  • Walking through
  • Marking out your points of interest

Essential files, classes, and methods

  • Database
  • The parser
  • Image Handling
  • The API
  • The Job Queue
  • Pages, articles, revisions, and titles
  • Global functions

Extensions

  • What you need to know
  • A Game of Chess: Choosing your moves wisely
    • Hooks
      • The limitation of hooks
    • Object-oriented extension versus hooking
      • Dead ends, and how to avoid them
  • When you have no other choice: modifying the core code

Special Pages

Troubleshooting

  • Where did it go?
    • Tracing the path of an object
  • What went wrong?
    • Debugging in MediaWiki
    • Finding the root of an error
    • Exceptions

Skins

  • We're extensions too!
  • Vector, and the current skinning efforts in MediaWiki
    • What is changing
  • Creating a skin from scratch
    • The classes you must work with (or around)
    • Creating the raw skin
    • Theming, and CSS classes at your disposal
  • JavaScript modules and page output

MediaWiki and the Database

  • The schema

Contributing, Gerrit, and working with the team

Other regions

MediaWiki training courses in Kansas City, Weekend MediaWiki courses in Kansas City, Evening MediaWiki training in Kansas City, MediaWiki instructor-led in Kansas City , MediaWiki one on one training in Kansas City, MediaWiki instructor in Kansas City, MediaWiki boot camp in Kansas City, MediaWiki private courses in Kansas City, MediaWiki instructor-led in Kansas City,Weekend MediaWiki training in Kansas City, MediaWiki on-site in Kansas City,MediaWiki classes in Kansas City, Evening MediaWiki courses in Kansas City, MediaWiki trainer in Kansas City

Course Discounts

Course Discounts Newsletter

We respect the privacy of your email address. We will not pass on or sell your address to others.
You can always change your preferences or unsubscribe completely.

Some of our clients