MWParserFromHell v0.5 Documentation

mwparserfromhell (the MediaWiki Parser from Hell) is a Python package that provides an easy-to-use and outrageously powerful parser for MediaWiki wikicode. It supports Python 2 and Python 3.

Developed by Earwig with contributions from Σ, Legoktm, and others. Development occurs on GitHub.

Installation

The easiest way to install the parser is through the Python Package Index; you can install the latest release with pip install mwparserfromhell (get pip). Make sure your pip is up-to-date first, especially on Windows.

Alternatively, get the latest development version:

git clone https://github.com/earwig/mwparserfromhell.git
cd mwparserfromhell
python setup.py install

You can run the comprehensive unit testing suite with python setup.py test -q.

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