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MediaWiki Blog2021-02-15T13:18:59+01:00

The best of both worlds: Wikibase and Semantic MediaWiki

By |April 21st, 2021|Use cases & best practices|

This is the story of why I decided to use Semantic MediaWiki together with Wikibase and how I took "the best of both worlds". The process description of an experiment.

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Knowledge Management in Austrian Government Institutions

By |April 15th, 2021|Use cases & best practices|

Bernhard Krabina presents the platform of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Arts, Culture, Public Service, and Sports. The goal of the project was to provide a portal on knowledge management in Austria.

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MediaWiki, data protection and the EU General Data Protection Regulation

By |March 4th, 2021|Features & extensions, Tutorials & talks|

With the introduction of the GDPR in the European Union, the topic of data protection is at the top of the agenda for all organizations and companies. Markus Glaser (Co-Founder of Hallo Welt!) explains how MediaWiki responds to it.

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SMWCon 2020 – good experience with the largest SMWCon ever

By |March 2nd, 2021|Announcements & events|

Due to the COVID crisis the SMWCon 2020 had to be held as a virtual event. It was common to have live-streaming to YouTube in past conferences, but to go 100% virtual was new and we decided to try out Hopin for our purpose.

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The Embassy of Good Science – portal for research ethics and integrity

By |February 18th, 2021|Use cases & best practices|

The design of many MediaWikis is often very spartan. But not this one: The Embassy of good Science does not only have a very appealing design, the wiki is also a platform for a very important and up-to-date topic.

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“Ultimate nerd snipes” from Semantic MediaWiki to Wikifunctions

By |January 14th, 2021|Articles & debates, Tutorials & talks|

Wikimedia seems to have accomplished its mission: By current count, there are 55 million articles in 300 languages available. But

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