Step 1: Database Setup
Please check our MySQL tutorial, to see how to create MySQL database and user.
Step 2: Upload Files
Now you should open the folder where you extracted the files with your favorite browser. If you have extracted the files in a folder called 'wiki', then you should go to:
There you will be asked to set up your MediaWiki.
When you click on the Set up the wiki link, you will be taken to the installation page.
Step 1: Site config
Under the Site config section you will be able to choose a name for your wiki, to set up a contact mail, to choose a language and license, to set an admin username and password and to select a caching method.
Step 2: E-mail, e-mail notification and authentication setup
The name of the next section - E-mail, e-mail notification and authentication setup, speaks for itself. Here you should configure the mail features for your wiki.
Step 3: Database config
In the Database config section you have to set up your database:
Step 4: MySQL specific options
Under MySQL specific options you can configure:
When you are ready, click on [Install MediaWiki!] button.
If everything has been set up correctly, you should see the Installation successful message.
Then you have to move the file LocalSettings.php from the config/ folder to your main wiki folder.
Congratulations! MediaWiki has been successfully installed to your account. You can access it through: www.yourdomain.com/wiki.