wiki hosting service
|Archiving status||Saved by itself (all public wikis irregularly dumped on archive.org)|
|IRC channel||(on hackint)|
|Data[how to use]||wikifarm-miraheze.org-20160930 |
Miraheze is a not-for-profit MediaWiki wikifarm which was set up in August 2015. As of October 2022, they host over 5,500 wikis (including private ones). Its GitHub organisation can be found here; its Phabricator instance can be found here.
Miraheze regularly deletes "inactive" wikis (wikis with over 6 months of no activity) according to its Dormancy Policy unless wikis are granted an exemption.
Based on their Finance page, they operate on a modest budget funded entirely by donations. They operate their entire data center in-house with colocation services provided by ServerChoice As of October 2022, their whole cluster sits on approximately 158 CPU cores, 457GB RAM and ~7.2 TB of disk space. They currently operate 42 servers for different uses.
On 2023-06-16, a statement was released stating that they would close some time between 2023-09-01 and 2023-10-01.
On 2023-06-18, a further statement was released stating that Miraheze would not be shutting down, and would be moving to new management structure under a different team. According to that statement, the farm includes 6774 wikis (presumably including private wikis), but it's not clear how this number was produced.
Miraheze backups all their public wikis irregularly and publishes an XML dump of all of them on archive.org. Miraheze also makes their own backups of their services regularly to an offsite server. In April 2019, Miraheze launched and deployed the DataDump extension on all its wikis, allowing wiki operators to generate and download dumps through the "Special:DataDump" page. By default, only admins possess the "view-dump", "delete-dump", and "generate-dump" rights, but wiki operators can extend these rights to other users through "Special:ManageWiki/permissions" if they so desire.
In June 2023, new XML exports and image dumps were performed by WikiTeam; see the discussion on issue #465 to help with verifying the archivals and the list of wikis yet to be archived. The WikiTeam collection so far contains dumps for about 3000 Miraheze wikis in individual items.
A public list of all wikis is available.
- Finance - Miraheze Meta
- Tech:Server usage - Miraheze Meta
- Backups - Miraheze Meta
- Miraheze launches self requested dumps!
- User group rights - Miraheze Meta
- Archive.org item
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