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MediaWiki composer extensions

MediaWiki composer extensions

With certain extensions using MediaWiki you may need to use composer. Two examples are Semantic Compound Queries and Maps. This example is using Windows Server 2012 R2 running WAMPserver. Obviously you will need to have composer installed in the PHP version you are using. To install this using composer open the compose.json in the root …

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MacBook Pro GPU AMD Failure Method 1

MacBook Pro GPU AMD Failure Method 1

So a friend has an issue with an issue where his MacBook Pro late 2011 was not booting. Looking at the issue and finding information online, it turns out the AMD card seems to fail on MacBook Pros. But thankfully it can be programatically bypassed. A lot of information I was finding insisted on using …

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SharePoint Calendar does not show when in a page as a webpart

SharePoint Calendar does not show when in a page as a webpart

So I was asked to add an events calendar to a SharePoint site that is being used as a portal. This would display the calendar as a WebPart on a SharePoint Wiki page. But, obviously, as with anything SharePointy, this wasn’t as straight forward as just sticking the WebPart in. The issue I encountered was …

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Install MediaWiki

Install MediaWiki

So, I was asked to install MediaWiki on a Windows Server 2012 R2. This example shows you to install when using the server with a GUI. You can transfer the files using your control panel if you don’t have a GUI, and in theory it should also work the same with a Linux

Installing WordPress

Installing WordPress

I used to be a Joomla! type of person. That was until 2014 when things kept breaking and simply not working. I started using WordPress instead when a company I worked for decided to switch from Joomla! to WordPress. This was really the first experience I had with WordPress, since I have primarily used WordPress …

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