MediaWiki/backing up

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The two main pieces of MediaWiki which need to be preserved in order to reconstruct a site in the event of drive failure are:

  • custom files:
    • the images folder (which I usually rename to "wikiup", to distinguish it from "images" folders created by other apps)
    • any customized artwork created for the site (probably preserved elsewhere, but it's a good idea to keep everything together)
  • the database