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MediaWiki, data protection and the EU General Data Protection Regulation

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

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.

SMWCon 2020 – good experience with the largest SMWCon ever

By |March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Announcements & events|Tags: , , , , |

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.

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

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

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.

Use of Semantic MediaWiki in the UK’s Ministry of Defence

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: Use cases & best practices|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's no secret: open source software is used

“Ultimate nerd snipes” from Semantic MediaWiki to Wikifunctions

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

Wikimedia seems to have accomplished

The Wikimedia code will move from Gerrit to Gitlab

By |November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Announcements & events, Articles & debates|Tags: , , , , |

The Wikimedia Foundation has announced that it will migrate its code repositories from Gerrit to Gitlab. We asked Greg Grossmeier, Director of Engineering, what this means for developers.

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