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Wikimedia Toolserver wiki
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Founded by: unknown
Status: GoalAbandoned
Language: Multilingual
Edit mode: ConfirmEmail
Wiki engine: MediaWiki
Wiki license: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike
Main topic: Software development
Backups: 2014-07-01

The Wikimedia Toolserver wiki was a collaborative platform that provided hosting and support for various software tools written and used by Wikimedia contributors. The Toolserver was operated by Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. with assistance from the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., and supported by Wikimedia UK, Wikimedia Switzerland, Wikimedia Austria, and Wikimedia Sweden.

The wiki used the MediaWiki wiki engine (naturally),[1] but is modified with a custom skin based on the Modern skin. Editing permissions of the wiki are only granted after confirming a valid e-mail address and your real name, although the account username can be a nickname. [2]

The Toolserver has been closed down on 1 July 2014. Please use Wikimedia Cloud Services, or more precisely Toolforge. On MediaWiki.org you can find a collection of issues after Toolserver shutdown.

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(As of: 2013-04-17 – Archive.org)

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current Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) logo

The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. (WMF), founded 20 June 2003, is the wiki company and non-profit charitable organization[3] responsible for a very large number (over 900 in total) of very active wiki sites, grouped together and known as 'project'; as well as the wiki engine software initially developed by themselves, known as MediaWiki. The Wikimedia Foundations' major wiki projects started with Wikipedia (encyclopedia), and subsequently expanded to include Wiktionary (dictionary and thesaurus), Wikiquote (quotations), Wikibooks (open content textbooks), Wikisource (free content primary- and secondary-source texts), Wikinews (news source), Wikiversity (open learning community), Wikispecies (free species directory), and many others as listed below. Most of these 'projects' have separate wiki site versions written in many different languages. There is also the Wikimedia Commons (shared repository for documents, images, videos, and other media and text files), Wikidata (central space knowledge base for data used on all WMF projects), and the Wikimedia Meta-Wiki (coordination of issues common to all Wikimedia projects). The Wikimedia Foundations' global reach is nurtured in its Incubator, where all new language versions for all projects are initiated and developed before being launched as a new separate wiki site. The Foundations' most recent major project, Wikivoyage (a 'travelpedia'), was inducted to WMF in late 2012.

Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is a member of the Open Source Initiative (OSI). Furthermore, the Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, granted April 2005, and headquartered at 1 Montgomery Street, Suite 1600, San Francisco County, State of California 94104, United States of America.[4]

All Wikimedia Foundation projects, wiki sites, portals, and websites (view / edit) • (category)

Wikipedia • Wiktionary • Wikiquote • Wikibooks • Wikisource • Wikinews • Wikiversity • Wikispecies • MediaWiki.org • Commons • Commons Archive • Wikidata • Wikidata Test • Wikivoyage • Meta-Wiki • Incubator • Wikitech • Wikimedia Foundation •

Chapters • Thematic organizations • User groups • Wikimania • Outreach • Labs • Toolserver • Toolforge • Statistics • Phabricator • Beta Cluster • Downloads • Analytics • Software Releases • Documentation • Lists • Blog • Shop • Donate • Login • Diff

original Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) logo from 2003
subsequent Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) logo
Wikimedia Foundation private and management wikis

Board • BoardGovCom • Foundation Governance • Office • Executive • Internal • Affiliations Committee • OTRS • Collab • Movement Roles • Audit Committee • Search Committee • Advisory Board • Quality • Usability Initiative • Strategic Planning • SP-Com • Stewards • CheckUser • Advisors

Wikimedia Foundation hosting services

Wikimedia Cloud Services • Wikimedia Cloud VPS

External links
Official WMF social media and networking
Further reading

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