What Version of CiviCRM does MediaWiki does CiviHosting Support?

This is a great question, that we get a lot. The answer is all versions. Our hosting is not locked down at all and it’s not SAAS. Each hosting account with us is completely separate and private just to its owners and we provide you with full access to your files and databases. When we install MediaWiki for you, we install the latest stable release (unless you request something different) and then after that, we do not automatically run upgrades. You can always contact us for upgrades, but anyhow if you don’t, we will not update your software for you.

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What Version of CiviCRM does CiviHosting Support?

This is a great question, that we get a lot. The answer is all versions. Our hosting is not locked down at all and it’s not SAAS. Each hosting account with us is completely separate and private just to its owners and we provide you with full access to your files and databases. When we install CiviCRM for you, we install the latest stable release (unless you request something different) and then after that, we do not automatically run upgrades. You can always contact us for upgrades, but anyhow if you don’t, we will not update your software for you.

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MediaWiki with my Own Domain

Interested in running your own MediaWiki instance on your own domain name? In response to a recent issue on the MediaWiki site, here are the basics: there are three issues involved: Domain Name Hosting Installation To expand a bit, you would first need a domain name which means you must purchase that from a domain name seller, or from your webhost. They will register the domain name for you and then you can use it. CiviHosting of course can sell you a domain name. Next you need hosting for your wiki. For this, you need to purchase a hosting account from a web host who can work with MediaWiki. We… Read More

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MediaWiki Categories

Categories are built into MediaWiki. See the Help:Categories page for more details. Not everyone realizes however, that subcategories are also built in. For simple instructions how to create a subcategory see the How to create new categories or subcategories page at Wikimedia Commons. When you assign pages to categories, then the actual category page, listing all pages marked with that category, are available automatically. It’s all just built in and ready to use.

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WP Super Cache

We recommend WP Super Cache for caching in WordPress. In our experience, it works best, and it’s also very easy to use. It works best alone, meaning without any other caching tools added. Just install it, and then visit the settings page (under the main Settings menu in your WordPress dashboard) and then for “Cache Delivery Method” choose “Expert” and then click Update. That’s it. Now it works by itself.

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System Side Compression

All of our servers come equipped with mod_deflate and mod_brotli. We recommend this code for mod_deflate: AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/css text/csv text/html text/plain text/richtext text/sgml text/tab-separated-values application/javascript application/x-javascript httpd/unix-directory AddOutputFilter DEFLATE html htm shtml php php4 pl rb py cgi css js txt BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4 gzip-only-text/html BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4\.0[678] no-gzip BrowserMatch \bMSIE !no-gzip !gzip-only-text/html and this for mod_brotli: AddOutputFilterByType BROTLI_COMPRESS text/css text/csv text/html text/plain text/richtext text/sgml text/tab-separated-values application/javascript application/x-javascript httpd/unix-directory

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How to Install CiviCRM in Drupal 8

CiviCRM can now be installed on Drupal 8 on any hosting account with CiviHosting. All the install needs is composer and we have that installed globally on all servers. The official instructions are here: https://docs.civicrm.org/installation/en/latest/drupal8/ Below is our original post on this subject, before there was an officially working installer, but all of the below is now outdated and irrelevant. CiviCRM for Drupal 8 can only be installed on one of our WebApps accounts. Sometimes some of the steps below fail due to memory limits. If that happens to you, just contact our Support Team and they can raise your memory limit. Here is how to install CiviCRM for Drupal… Read More

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How to Install Drupal 8

Drupal 8 runs on all of our hosting packages. To install Drupal 8 on CiviHosting: composer create-project drupal-composer/drupal-project:8.x-dev some-dir –no-interaction where you can replace some-dir with whatever directory you want. If you are in /www/www/ then you could use just a dot: .. Now you can use Drush from the command line — it is already installed on all of our servers. 🙂

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