Wikipedia Training Courses

Wikipedia Training

Wikipedia editing courses

Client Testimonials

Wikipedia for Editors

An excellent course well taught - it cut through the back-end of Wikipedia and I am contributing just days later. Thank you.


Neil Crump - Aurora

MediaWiki for Content Editors

Well explained

Ruth Hardy

Wikipedia Course Outlines

Code Name Duration Overview
mwsemintro Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki 7 hours Introduction Browsing interfaces Special:Ask Special:Browse Semantic search Selecting pages Strict comparators Displaying information Result formats Inline queries Querying for queries Concepts Inferencing Editing Properties and types Special properties Inverse properties Custom units Semantic templates Service links Semantic Web RDF export External tools Importing vocabulary
mwedit1 MediaWiki for Content Editors 7 hours This course has been created for anyone who would like to learn how to create, edit and organize content using MediaWiki software. Basic Editing Creating new page Editing a page Discussions and comments Revisions, tracking history and reverting changes Uploading imagines, audio files and movies Templates (do not repeat yourself) MediaWiki syntax Font formatting Tables Resizing and positioning pictures Organizing Content Links Categorizing Pages Understanding Namespaces Moving (renaming) a page Redirects Deleting a page The way it looks Adjusting skins Custom CSS Custom Javascript Finding your way Special pages User pages Namespaces
wikiedit Wikipedia for Editors 7 hours This course has been created for everyone who wants to help to contribute to Wikipedia. This course covers the newest version of Wikipedia system and the latest legal status of Wikipedia. What is Wikipedia? Who the contributions belong to? How to edit an existing article? How to create a new article? How to create an article matching all Wikipedia requirements? Roles in Wikipedia and how to promote yourself. Wikipedia bots Discussions Revisions Account Preferences Adoption Making article compliant to Wikipedia policies and guidelines Uploading imagines, audio files and movies Stubs Info-boxes Pronunciation Other languages Shortcuts and "magic words"
mwadm Administering MediaWiki 7 hours This course has been created for people who are going to use MediaWiki software as editors, users and web site administrators. This course explains how to: Find the information you are looking for on an existing site Create, edit and remove pages Design a structure of the page Analyse the best solution for the structure of the entire project Manage users Create and manage a community   Some projects using MediaWiki: Wikipedia Free encyclopedia Wiktionary Dictionary and thesaurus Wikinews Free content news source Wikiversity Free learning tools Commons Shared media repository Wikibooks Free textbooks and manuals Wikiquote Collection of quotations Wikisource Free source documents Wikispecies Directory of species Setup Installation requirements and environment Basic initialization LocalSettings.php Extension installation requirements Reading Navigation Searching Tracking changes Watchlist Editing Editing pages Starting a new page Formatting Links Advanced editing Images Tables Categories Managing files Moving (renaming) a page Redirects Deleting a page Protected pages Templates Variables Special pages External searches User pages Talk pages Signatures Subpages Namespaces Wiki administration Sysops and permissions The following features require extra permissions that are not normally granted to all wiki users. Protecting and unprotecting pages Sysop deleting and undeleting Patrolled edits Blocking users Range IP blocks Assigning permissions

Course Discounts

Course Venue Course Date Course Price [Remote / Classroom]
RabbitMQ London, Barbican Mon, 2016-11-07 09:30 £1832 / £2432
MariaDB Database Administration Bristol, Temple Gate Wed, 2016-11-09 09:30 £1733 / £2333
MongoDB for Administrators London, Barbican Mon, 2016-11-14 09:30 N/A / £2432
MongoDB for Advanced Users Birmingham Wed, 2016-11-16 09:30 £1733 / £2358
Big Data Architect London, Barbican Mon, 2016-11-21 09:30 £4406 / £5756

Upcoming Courses

CourseCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
MediaWiki for Content Editors - Leicester - St. Georges HouseFri, 2016-11-11 09:30£850 / £1100
Administering MediaWiki - Coventry - The QuadrantFri, 2016-11-11 09:30£850 / £1100
Wikipedia for Editors - Aberdeen - Berry StreetMon, 2016-11-14 09:30£850 / £1180
Introduction to Semantic MediaWiki - Bradford - Carlisle Business CentreMon, 2016-11-21 09:30£990 / £1240
Administering MediaWiki - Belfast City CentreMon, 2016-11-28 09:30£850 / £1100
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