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http://www.getwiki.net/images/getwiki.gif GetWiki
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Main topic: Wiki Engine
Status: Active
Interface language: English
Programming language: PHP
Software license: Creative Commons License

GetWiki, as well as GetWiki.net, uses W3 recommended XHTML/CSS standards. GetWiki is a PHP application using a MySQL database, and more information and resources are available on GetMeta, a wiki for the discussion of philosophy, science and technology, and support of GetWiki.

The engine, founded in 2004, is a fork development of the MediaWiki engine. The main purpose of the engine actually was to originally power Wikinfo.org, a website which forks the whole English Wikipedia!, (Wikinfo formerly used MediaWiki)!

The engine has some special features aimed specifically at forking wikipedia.

Instead of red links, GetWiki uses green links to point to articles which do not exist locally. When the user follows such a link, GetWiki tries to dynamically fetch it from the wiki designated as an external source (in Wikinfo's case, the English Wikipedia), renders and displays the article text. A local copy is created only if the page is edited. Effectively, Wikinfo therefore provides a transparent "wrapper" around Wikipedia pages which have not yet been copied. See Wikipedia's page about Wikinfo.

External links

The following wikis in this category are powered by the GetWiki wiki engine.

Pages in category “GetWiki”

The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.