Migrating documents from mediawiki to confluence


We have heaps of documents in MediaWiki, and we want to copy everything across to confluence.

Is there any tool that can convert MediaWiki mark-up to confluence mark-up ?



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try the Universal Wiki Converter as it support MediaWiki.



UWC is unsupported and does not work for Confluence 5.x +

What are the *current* options for migrating from a mediawiki installation to Confluence?

Any ideas? I have the same problem, I need to convert my mediawiki to confluence and include links & images and attachments

UWC may be unsupported but it generally does work for Confluence 5.x -- please be more specific.

Hey Sergey, I finally got it to compile and run and my MediaWiki-Connection works. But as soon as I start exporting it throws an error: 2015-07-06 14:20:19,717 ERROR [Thread-9] - Error while: Executing statement: select page_id, page_namespace, page_title, page_latest from mywiki_page where page_namespace>=100 or page_namespace=0 or page_namespace=2; 2015-07-06 14:20:19,717 ERROR [Thread-9] - java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.uwc.exporters.MediaWikiExporter.getMediaWikiPages(MediaWikiExporter.java:405) at com.atlassian.uwc.exporters.MediaWikiExporter.exportMediawiki(MediaWikiExporter.java:238) at com.atlassian.uwc.exporters.MediaWikiExporter.export(MediaWikiExporter.java:159) at com.atlassian.uwc.ui.listeners.ExportWikiListener.exportWiki(ExportWikiListener.java:205) at com.atlassian.uwc.ui.listeners.ExportWikiListener$Worker.construct(ExportWikiListener.java:325) at com.atlassian.uwc.ui.SwingWorker$2.run(SwingWorker.java:110) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)

I found my solution: I had to set the Database-Prefix to myDatabaseName.myprefix_ in order for the SQL statement to run. It returned a Nullpointer exception because it wasnt operating on the real database


can anyone help me to convert http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Periodic_table to Confluence?

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