MediaWiki training course Structuring a wiki like a database with Semantic MediaWiki

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Goals of the training

Topics covered by this MediaWiki training course

Introduction

Basic queries

  • Displaying a list of pages depending of which categories and/or namespaces they belongs to
  • Using query parameters
    • Limiting results number
    • Displaying a message when there is no result
    • Displaying some text before and/or after results

Properties and semantic annotations

  • Two ways to make semantic annotations
  • Using Visual Editor to make a semantic annotation
  • Properties types and declaration
  • Enumerations of allowed values
  • Special properties

Semantic queries

  • Selecting pages according to values
  • Using query parameters provided by properties
    • Sorting resutls
    • Editing the header of the columns

Results formats provided by...

Semantic MediaWiki

Semantic Result Formats extension

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Pre-requisites

Mastering first and second mediawiki training courses

  1. browsing and editing a wiki
  2. Advanced editing particularly templates

Other MediaWiki training courses


french version Lire cette page en français : Formation Semantic MediaWiki ; Structurer son wiki comme une base de données