How to enable reCAPTCHA in MediaWiki

To prevent spam bots and robots from filling your MediaWiki pages with spam links and unwanted content, you can have the “reCAPTCHA” enabled in your MediaWiki LocalSettings.php to prevent bots from editing your pages. ReCAPTCHA is a free service from Google that allows you to add a verification box to determine if the page is Read More >

Configuring the ContactPage Extension in MediaWiki

When setting up a MediaWiki site, you may want to allow visitors who are not registered or authenticated in your MediaWiki site to contact you for various reasons. An example of this is, if your MediaWiki site is only editable by a few people, you can have a contact page for visitors to email you Read More >

This user has not specified a valid e-mail address error: MediaWiki

When setting up MediaWiki to send emails from the “ContactPage” extension, the following error can be thrown if your email account is not set up properly in the preferences. No e-mail address: This user has not specified a valid e-mail address. This error is thrown because MediaWiki requires the email address of the user to Read More >