Submissions:2018/How MediaWiki works

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This submission has been noted and is pending review for WikiConference North America 2018.



Title
How MediaWiki works
Theme (optional)
Tech & Tools
Academic Peer Review option
No
Type of submission
Presentation
Author
Brian Wolff
E-mail address
bawolff@gmail.com
Wikimedia username
Bawolff
Affiliation(s) (optional)
Wikimedia Foundation
Abstract
What happens when you hit save page? How does the website actually work? What are the different pieces that make it work? How do they all fit together. This talk will give a high level overview of how the Wikimedia sites actually work, in the style of "How its made". The talk will be designed for people interested in what the various pieces are in the Wikimedia tech platform, and how they fit together. The talk will be in the form of a high level overview and is designed to be interesting to both technical folks and the less technically inclined.
Length of presentation
45 min
Special requests
Projector for slides
Preferred room size
25
Have you presented on this topic previously? If yes, where/when?
no
If you will be incorporating a slidedeck during your presentation, do you agree to upload it to Commons before your session, with a CC-BY-SA 4.0 license, including suitable attribution in the slidedeck for any images used?
yes
Will you attend WikiConference North America if your submission is not accepted?
Probably

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  1. Samantha (Wiki Education) (talk) 17:05, 15 August 2018 (UTC)
  2. James Hare (talk) 19:30, 19 August 2018 (UTC)