Upgrade from SMW 1.8.x to SMW 1.9.x (MW 1.19.0 to MW 1.23.x)
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|This page describes the upgrade procedure from SMW 1.8.x to SMW 1.9.x (native Composer support).|
|MediaWiki version:||1.19.0 to 1.23.x|
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This help page describes the upgrade procedure from Semantic MediaWiki 1.8.x to Semantic MediaWiki 1.9.x with native Composer support.
- Note that this help page assumes that you use MediaWiki 1.19.0 to 1.23.x. See also the help page on compatibility.
- Once you have upgraded to Semantic MediaWiki 1.9.x you can continue to upgrade as explained in the relevant help pages.
Step 1 - Backup database and wiki
Backup your wiki database and wiki installation.
Step 2 - Delete old software
Delete the directories
Validator/ from the
Step 3 - Update configuration file
Remove the formerly required invocations of "Semantic MediaWiki" and "Validator" from the "LocalSettings.php" file, i.e. the following two lines:
require_once "$IP/extensions/Validator/Validator.php"; require_once "$IP/extensions/SemanticMediaWiki/SemanticMediaWiki.php";
Step 3 - Re-install new software
Re-install Semantic MediaWiki as described on the applicable page.
Note: This involves several steps.
Semantic MediaWiki and the database use should now be upgraded properly. The wiki may now be used again.
- Help page on upgrading
- Help page on using Composer
- Help page on troubleshooting