MediaWiki Training in Minneapolis

MediaWiki Training in Minneapolis

MediaWiki - the open source software courses

MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center

Minnesota Center
7760 France Avenue South 11th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55435
United States
Minnesota US
 MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center

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MediaWiki for Content Editors +Administering MediaWiki

What did you like the most about the training?: Asking the trainer questions.

David Froehling -Freudenberg IT LP

Administering MediaWiki

That is was inidividualized training for me and my supervisor. A++

Lukasz was a phenomenal instructor and the course was very fun and informative. MediaWiki is an awesome tool too!

John Leahy- FDA

MediaWiki for Content Editors

I liked that the trainer gave me the chance to ask as many questions as possible concerning my specific needs related to the wiki I am working on for my institution.

Valentina Cattane - Institute of Development Studies

MediaWiki for Content Editors

Great course, I'm glad I was involved and look forward to what the project may bring!

Everything was super awesome and he (the trainer) made it very comprehensible.

I liked hands on coding and creating your own wiki

Nicole Herrera - FDA

MediaWiki for Content Editors

Everything was super awesome and he made it very comprehensible.

I liked hands on coding and creating your own wiki.

Great course, I'm glad I was involved and look forward to what the project may bring!

Nicole Herrera - FDA

MediaWiki Course Events - Minneapolis

Code Name Venue Duration Course Date PHP Course Price [Remote / Classroom]
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 21 hours Tue, Jan 2 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4500
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 21 hours Mon, Jan 8 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4560
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Tue, Jan 9 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2610
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Fri, Jan 26 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2290
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Tue, Jan 30 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2310
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Wed, Jan 31 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2590
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Fri, Feb 2 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2860
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Fri, Feb 2 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2790
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Fri, Feb 2 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2360
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 21 hours Mon, Feb 5 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4710
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Mon, Feb 5 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2810
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Tue, Feb 6 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2310
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Wed, Feb 7 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2660
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Fri, Feb 9 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2360
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Fri, Feb 9 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2290
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 21 hours Wed, Feb 28 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4560
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 21 hours Wed, Feb 28 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4500
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Fri, Mar 2 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2610
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Fri, Mar 16 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2290
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Tue, Mar 20 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2310
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Wed, Mar 21 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2590
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Fri, Mar 23 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2790
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Mon, Mar 26 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2860
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Mon, Mar 26 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2810
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Tue, Mar 27 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2360
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Wed, Mar 28 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2310
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Fri, Mar 30 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2360
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Fri, Mar 30 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2290
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Fri, Mar 30 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2660
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 21 hours Tue, Apr 3 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4710
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 21 hours Tue, Apr 24 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4560
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 21 hours Tue, Apr 24 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4500
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Thu, Apr 26 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2610
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Fri, May 4 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2290
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Mon, May 14 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2590
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Mon, May 14 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2310
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Wed, May 16 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2360
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Wed, May 16 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2310
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Thu, May 17 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2860
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Mon, May 21 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2660
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Mon, May 21 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2810
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Mon, May 21 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2790
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Wed, May 23 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2290
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Mon, May 28 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2360
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 21 hours Mon, Jun 4 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4710
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Fri, Jun 15 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2610
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 21 hours Tue, Jun 19 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4560
mwdev1 MediaWiki for Developers MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 21 hours Tue, Jun 19 2018, 9:30 am $3100 / $4500
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Tue, Jun 26 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2290
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Wed, Jul 4 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2590
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Wed, Jul 4 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2360
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Wed, Jul 4 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2310
mwadm Administering MediaWiki MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Thu, Jul 5 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2310
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Fri, Jul 6 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2860
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Mon, Jul 9 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2790
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors MN, Minneapolis - Fifth Street Towers 7 hours Mon, Jul 9 2018, 9:30 am $1590 / $2660
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki MN, Eagan - Grand Oak I 7 hours Tue, Jul 10 2018, 9:30 am $1790 / $2810
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors MN, Minneapolis - Minnesota Center 7 hours Wed, Jul 11 2018, 9:30 am $1290 / $2290

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 images, 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:

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Wikipedia

Free encyclopedia

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Wiktionary

Dictionary and thesaurus

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Wikinews

Free content news source

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Wikiversity

Free learning tools

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Commons

Shared media repository

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Wikibooks

Free textbooks and manuals

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Wikiquote

Collection of quotations
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Wikisource

Free source documents

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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

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