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mediawiki short URLs

Posted on 2013-02-04
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Hello,

We're attempting mediawiki short urls.

Our current site is at

www.nlpwiki(dot)org/wiki/wiki/Main_Page

Mediawiki is installed in the folder "wiki"

How do we get the home page to just be at

nlpwiki(dot)org
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Question by:weikelbob
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by:Dushan De Silva
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Please correct the permission on the root folder.
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by:weikelbob
ID: 38861203
Dushan911,

What do you mean? My friend installed mediawiki for us. Do I need to chmod a folder using filezilla?
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by:Dushan De Silva
ID: 38861443
Yes, current error.message shows, root folder doesn't have permission to public users.
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by:weikelbob
ID: 38861491
how do you change the root folder's permissions using filezilla?

I know how to change a subdirectory's file permissions, but how do you change the root itself? I right click on the root folder and it's set to xxx and I can't change it. We're on shared hosting.
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by:Dushan De Silva
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Im talking about the web root which will normally have index.php kind of file.
Please use correct user to change to rights.
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by:weikelbob
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The directory that has the index.php file in it is already chmoded to 755. It's the /wiki directory

nlpwiki.org/wiki
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Dushan De Silva earned 500 total points
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from nlpwiki.org/wiki
cd..
and plz check the permission there.

Or else please check permissions of web root folder for that website.
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by:weikelbob
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The root folder has something on it now.

The wiki is at www.nlpwiki.org/wiki

My short URLs aren't working

If you navigate to

www.nlpwiki.org/wiki

it takes you to this URL:

http://nlpwiki.org/wiki/wiki/Main_Page

Note "wiki" shows up twice

Let me know if you need to look at locasettings.php or htaccess.
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