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Suleras:TOCright This page describes key files and directories in the MediaWiki source code. For more detailed information, see the class, file and comprehensive references auto-generated from the MediaWiki source code using doxygen.

Access points Edit

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Directory /includes/Edit

This directory stores common include files needed by MediaWiki.

File Description

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Directory /includes/actions/ Edit

This directory contains the Action classes, which handle the different actions which can be performed on pages (e.g. view, delete, edit, etc.). All these classes extend the Action, FormlessAction or FormAction classes. Some of them are just stubs which call methods in the Article or EditPage classes to do the actual work.

File Description

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Directory /includes/api/ Edit

This directory contains the code for the MediaWiki API. See API:Main page. The most important files are:

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/cache/ Edit

This directory contains files with code relating to MediaWiki's caching mechanisms.

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/context/ Edit

This directory contains a few classes related to (request)contexts. As of MediaWiki 1.18 the context of a request is encapsulated inside a RequestContext instance which implements IContextSource. A context is a way of grouping the parts of a request together. This reduces the need for globals. See Manual:RequestContext for more information.

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/db/ Edit

This directory contains the code for database support. Database.php provides MediaWiki's database abstraction layer.

Directory /includes/diff/ Edit

This directory contains the standard MediaWiki difference engine. A difference engine computes the difference between two texts. Whether this difference engine is used or some external diff tool, depends on the $wgExternalDiffEngine setting.

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/job/ Edit

Files related to the job queue. Each job class for a specific type of job derives from the Job class and has to implement a run() method which does the actual job.

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/logging/ Edit

Some files related to logging the events which happen on a Wiki. This directory was introduced in MW 1.19. Some of the files were already present in olders versions, in the includes/ directory.

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/media/ Edit

This directory contains files for handling several media formats, mostly images.

Directory /includes/normal/ Edit

This directory contains some Unicode normalization routines. See includes/normal/README for more information.

Directory /includes/objectcache/ Edit

Files related to MediaWiki's caching mechanisms. The files in this directory provide the possibility to store objects in PHP accelerators, in memcached, in a database or in DBA files.

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/parser/ Edit

The MediaWiki parser, which transforms wikitext to HTML, can be found here together with related files. The most interesting files in this directory:

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/resourceloader/ Edit

Files related to ResourceLoader, a JavaScript/CSS delivery optimizing system for MediaWiki.

Directory /includes/search/ Edit

This directory contains the code to implement the possibility of searching a wiki using one the possible backends.

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /includes/specials/ Edit

This directory contains the code and classes for the standard special pages. All special page classes derive from class SpecialPage (defined in includes/SpecialPage.php). Special pages which come with extension are located in their respective extensions directories. See also Manual:Special pages.

Directory /includes/upload/ Edit

Files providing the backend of MediaWiki's file uploads.

File Description

Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry Manual: Code/Entry

Directory /languages/ Edit

This directory contains files used for localization and internationalization. For a quick overview see Language in MediaWiki.

Manual: Code/Entry
File Description

Directory /maintenance/ Edit

This directory contains maintenance scripts that must be run from a command line interface.

See Manual:Maintenance scripts for an overview of those scripts.

Directory /resources/ Edit

This directory contains JavaScript and CSS resources used by MediaWiki, including jQuery.

Directory /skins/ Edit

This directory contain all skins classes, JavaScripts, CSS and some images used by that skins. See Manual:Skins.

Directory /tests/ Edit

Contains various (unit)test related files, including:

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A sourced referenced lifted electronically from the internet from the website:

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MABUHAY!

The Ponente Justice 04:39, Abril 17, 2012 (UTC)

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