Mediawiki Tips

using very short URLs

a good page to start: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Using_a_very_short_URL; configuration below tested with Apache 2.0.x on Debian Sarge and Mediwiki 1.6.x.

/etc/apache/sites/site.conf

 <Virtualhost IP>
    .....
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/(stylesheets|images|skins|data)/
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/(redirect|texvc|index).php
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/error/(40(1|3|4)|500).html
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/favicon.ico
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/robots.txt
    RewriteRule ^/(.*)$ /index.php/$1 [L,QSA]
    
 </Virtualhost IP>

LocalSettings.php

 $wgScriptPath       = "";
 $wgScript           = "$wgScriptPath/index.php";
 $wgRedirectScript   = "$wgScriptPath/redirect.php";
 $wgArticlePath      = "/$1";
mediawiki.txt · Last modified: 2009/05/25 00:35 (external edit)
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