#130720 Hosted Apps: How to change Mediawiki's "Main Page" title.


I'm the administrator of GnumakeUniproc project. I'd like to know how I can change the home page title of my project's SF-hosted MediaWiki site.

By default, the home page title is "Main Page", and I'd like it to be "GnumakeUniproc Home Page".

I follow the instruction here: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_FAQ#How_do_I_change_which_page_is_the_.22Main_Page.22.3F and open URL https://apps.sourceforge.net/mediawiki/gnumakeuniproc/index.php?title=MediaWiki:Mainpage&action=edit and I got error message:

> You do not have permission to edit pages, for the following reason:
> This page provides interface text for the software, and is locked to prevent abuse.

Check the screen shot(in attachment as well): http://down.nlscan.com/Misc/Internet-Keep-Ref/sf.net/SF.net-mediawiki-Ban-EditMainPageTitle.gif

I think it is reasonable to change the wiki site's home page title. Is there a way to do it?


  • Travis West

    Travis West - 2008-10-23
    • assigned_to: nobody --> sog
    • summary: How to change Mediawiki's "Main Page" title. --> Hosted Apps: How to change Mediawiki's "Main Page" title.
    • milestone: 104419 --> 104418
  • Travis West

    Travis West - 2008-10-23


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  • Anonymous - 2008-10-29
    • milestone: 104418 -->
    • assigned_to: sog --> nobody
    • status: open --> pending
  • Anonymous - 2008-10-29


    My suggestion is to go to the "Main Page" and "move" the page to a new name.
    However by looking at:

    It appears that you we able to successfully do that, "move" or "rename" the main page to
    "Home Page Test"

    If you have further questions please respond to this support request.


    John Haverlack
    Programmer/Analyst SourceForge.net Support

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    • status: pending --> closed

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