Advanced Semantic MediaWiki

The Advanced Semantic MediaWiki Techniques course is designed to expand upon the foundation established in the Making MediaWiki Powerful and User-Friendly course. Building on the concepts of semantic structures, queries, and forms, this advanced course dives deeper into the capabilities of Semantic MediaWiki. Participants will learn advanced techniques to leverage semantic technologies, enhance data retrieval, and optimize the user experience within their MediaWiki environments. Through a combination of practical exercises and real-world examples, participants will gain the knowledge and skills to unlock the full potential of Semantic MediaWiki.

Duration: 2 days
Onsite Training: $3,000 including travel in the USA. Inquire about international training rates.
Remote Training: $1,000

Course Outline

Module 1

Exploring Semantic Data Modeling

Review of semantic structures and their importance

Advanced property definition and usage

Leveraging advanced data types and annotations

Designing complex semantic structures for specific use cases

Module 2

Advanced Semantic Query Techniques

Introduction to advanced semantic query features

Harnessing the power of subqueries and aggregation

Utilizing advanced query modifiers and parameters

Optimizing queries for performance and efficiency

Module 3

Customizing Result Formats and Visualizations

Extending result formats beyond tables and lists

Creating custom result formats using templates and CSS

Building dynamic and interactive visualizations with JavaScript libraries

Enhancing user experience with responsive design principles

Module 4

Advanced Page Forms

Creating complex and dynamic forms with conditional fields

Implementing multi-step and wizard-like form workflows

Integrating form validation and error handling

Module 5

Advanced Content Organization Techniques

Customizing navigation menus and sidebars with semantic links

Utilizing custom namespaces and aliases for enhanced organization

Harnessing the power of tags and tag extensions for categorization

Designing and implementing advanced content classification schemes

Module 6

Enhancing User Experience

Implementing advanced user scripts and gadgets for custom functionality

Customizing the MediaWiki skin and interface for a seamless user experience

Optimizing search functionality and implementing advanced search features

Utilizing user-friendly wiki markup shortcuts and templates

Module 7

Best Practices for Semantic MediaWiki

Implementing best practices for maintaining semantic structures

Optimizing semantic queries and data retrieval performance

Managing performance and scalability in large semantic wikis

Monitoring and troubleshooting techniques for semantic extensions


This course assumes a solid understanding of MediaWiki Administration and Introduction to MediaWiki, as well as familiarity with the concepts covered in the Making MediaWiki Powerful and User-Friendly course. The course outline can be customized and adjusted based on the specific needs and requirements of the participants in our Custom MediaWiki Training Tailored to Your Goals.