< MediaWiki User's Guide
The MediaWiki system is made up of many different parts. Once you have installed each of the components, you need to configure them to work together.
The main configuration files for the MediaWiki software are AdminSettings.php, LocalSettings.php, and Language.php. Once the wiki is up, logged-in users can configure their personal settings via the preferences page.
Configuring Apache, PHP, and MySQL
If you have downloaded binary packages of MySQL, the Apache HTTP Server,and PHP, chances are that they came with an installation script that set them up for your system. To tweak them further, see: