Meta:Commonist tips

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Commonist is a free Java program to upload large numbers of files to your Mediawiki installation. It's many times faster than any other batch uploading extension, such as the Upload Wizzard, since it uploads directly via the API.

Installation and configuration

Download the binnaries and unzip them.

Run it.

Go to folder C:\Users\YourUserName\.commonist

Create a wikis.txt there.

Inside the file put in single line the following:

Lines starting with a # are ignored. In every other line, the first word is the wiki family, the second word is the name of the wiki within the family (f.e. the language code) or _ for single-wiki families, and the third is the URL of the api.php of this wiki.

For example, this wiki's wikis.txt is:

Protonation _

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