Mediawiki and Wikidot support

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10 Apr, 2012 04:15 PM

Millions of people use mediawiki, and many thousands use wikidot

It would be great if Marked could markup these languages as well... esp with its ability to export to html, pdf etc!

I'd buy an upgrade for that. I woudl hope that many wikidot users, and Wikipedia editors would too.

The engines for sending both these markup langauges to html are freely available

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 10 Apr, 2012 04:18 PM

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    Hi Timothy,

    Just use them as custom processors. I've set it up multiple times and it works quite well!


  2. 2 Posted by timothy.c.bates on 10 Apr, 2012 05:55 PM

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    Hi Brett,
    It was more of a feature suggestion.

    I don't know how to set up the custom processors, and I'd also like Marked to be able to intelligently open .mediawiki files, and show them as they'll appear on Wikipedia, without losing the ability to do that for .md files etc.

    Anyhow; it was a suggestion for Marked 2.0, not a "how can I do this now" kid of thought: I'd rather leave Marked set up for what is does best.

  3. 3 Posted by Hans on 03 Jan, 2016 12:55 PM

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    I'm interested in this topic too, since I want to convert my Wiki to a well-structured offline version (DOCX or PDF or ePub or whatever) with a TOC and an Index.

    I have just downloaded a 311 MB backup file from my Wiki: backup_cafetran_20160103_1236UTC.tar.gz

    Can I open the content with Marked 2?

    Is there a short workflow described somewhere?

    I am a fan of TextWrangler (and I use TextExpander for my tags). Would that be good enough?

    If I need help to get me going, can I pay someone to help me?



  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Brett on 04 Jan, 2016 05:05 PM

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    I assume that the wiki backup is a database file, so Marked can't help
    you initially. You'll need to convert to a folder of Markdown files
    first. Then you can use the index/multi-document features of Marked to
    generate a single PDF file from them. You'd probably want to script the
    index creation if there are hundreds of pages, especially in a Wiki
    format that isn't necessarily linear.


  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Brett on 04 Jan, 2016 05:05 PM

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    I am willing to consult/develop on this at my standard rates if you want
    to contact me at


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