How To Start Your Mediawiki Website Using cPanel?

MediaWiki is a free software written in PHP. It is now the most popular wiki application used by some well known wiki websites. The cPanel of SANGKRIT.net hosting allows you to install this useful software on your domain, subdomain or subdirectory in a click. It takes less then a minute to put your Mediawiki website online.

To start, make sure you own a domain name and have a SANGKRIT.net web hosting account.

(New users can register a free SANGKRIT.net account here and then subscribe to a hosting plan here.)

First thing you need to do is login to you SANGKRIT.net account, and launch your hosting cPanel. From the cPanel home screen, scroll down to ‘Software/Services’ section and click ‘Installatron’.

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Click ‘Application Browser‘ tab.

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From the list of website building applications scroll to ‘Mediawiki’ and click it.

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It directs you to a page showing information about Mediawiki, click ‘+ install this application‘ button.

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Use the dropdown for selecting domain/subdomain wherever you like installing Mediawiki system. If you want you can also install it on sub directory.

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For example: Suppose you are already running a website on your main domain and you want to run Mediawiki website from sub directory like yourdomain.com/wiki address then simply type the name of sub-directory.

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Now you next step is to scroll a little bit down and select a language for your Mediawiki website. Type a username, password and give your wiki website a title.

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Choose your update and backup options, then finally click ‘+Install‘ button. Installation takes a few seconds and then you can access your Mediawiki website.

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