Hosting services – MediaWiki

February 10, 2021

Name Country Wiki farm? Specialism Free Option? (yes/no) Type of cost Own domain Command line Support options Visual Editor SSL (HTTPS) Notes A2 Hosting USA, Europe no paid 24/7 no yes 1-click setup Albatross Cloud USA Managed Hosting and Cloud Services with exceptional support for Medium and Enterprise Clientele. no paid Yes or subdomain 24/7 yes yes Arvixe Hosting USA, Europe no paid 24/7 no 1-click setup Biowikifarm Germany for non-commercial dissemination of biological open-content data yes free no yes CiviHosting USA, Europe Boutique-style hosting firm including account sizes for personal, business and enterprise-level wikis, including Semantic MediaWiki and BlueSpice no paid Yes, as well as domain registration service, or a subdomain is possible SSH access 24/7 support with 5 minute response time included with all accounts yes yes Shared and VPS hosting available. Services include

  • Free installation and migration
  • Daily backups
  • 24/7 support with 5 minute response time
  • VisualEditor
  • Semantic MediaWiki hosting
  • BlueSpice hosting
  • Turnkey solution for MediaWiki hosting Malta no paid You have to set it up independently yes no yes Quick setup, automatic backup, cloud-based (included in the cost). Support staff also in Dubai, Pakistan and Spain. USA no paid limited ssh access 24/7 via tickets and email. no yes 1-click installer, limited access to ssh.

Also offers free hosting service for non-profits.

Fandom ( is the new domain name for most of the wikis. Some were converted to sites) United States, France, Poland yes Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Video Games yes free (with ads) custom subdomain only. no Contact and community forums yes yes Wikis are not owned by their founders. Fandom may take decisions affecting the community even if there’s no consensus at all. They reserve the right to change URL for SEO purposes. In case the community wants to move to another host, the wiki and the content can’t be deleted from Fandom. There’s only one skin available. Runs a old forked MediaWiki 1.19, but new wikis are made on MediaWiki 1.33 and older wikis are slowly getting newer MediaWiki. Fastdot Hosting Australia, Asia Pacific, USA, UK no paid no 1-click installer Gamepedia USA yes Gaming Wikis yes free (with ads) no yes yes Gamepedia has been bought out by Fandom. New wikis are not created there due merging with Fandom. HostGator USA no no paid yes yes Hostiso USA, Canada, Germany, France, Singapore no Managed Hosting and Services with exceptional support for mediwiki clients! no paid yes or subdomain 24/7 no yes 1-click setup, free backups, support, cPanel, cloud-based. Name Country Wiki farm? Specialism Free Option? (yes/no) Type of cost Own domain Command line Support options Visual Editor SSL (HTTPS) Notes HostKnox USA no no paid yes Chrooted (jailed) SSH 24/7 via support tickets. 15-minute response time. no Free MediaWiki installation, transfer & upgrade. KnownHost USA, Europe no paid SSH Access 24/7/365 Email and Ticket Support. no yes Free install support. Shared, VPS, Cloud and Dedicated Server lines. UK, US, India, Romania no paid yes FTP & Jail Shell access 24/7/365 support via live chat, email and phone no yes 1-click setup Miraheze UK yes yes free (no ads) yes (optional) no IRC, Email, Issue trackers, Wiki venues, Discord server yes, on request yes Community-driven, non-profit, quick wiki creation, HTTPS-only, public and private wikis. Infrastructure 100% open source. No hard limits on server resource usage and runs latest MediaWiki version. MyWikis USA yes Private wikis (public wikis are still available)
Different plans available, tailored for enterprise customers, personal wikis, and anywhere in between. no paid (no ads) yes (included) FTP and SSH on request Support system, email, and phone yes (Except basic plan) yes
  • Wikis created automatically in under 5 minutes with 20+ extensions preinstalled. Any other extension available to install by request.
  • Free migrations; extensive experience in migrating from MediaWiki and other platforms.
  • 24/7 professional (not volunteer) personalized support from MediaWiki experts with 10+ years of experience; support response times guaranteed through SLAs.
  • VisualEditor installed by default on all MyWikis Pro and above wikis. HTTPS included for all wikis.
  • 9 different privacy levels. Anti-spam built into every wiki. Wikis backed up daily.
  • Use a subdomain, buy a domain through MyWikis, or bring your own domain.
    A dirt-cheap hosted Parsoid plan is available to non-MyWikis wikis.
Neoseeker game and entertainment-related wikis yes free no yes Europe Cloud based Orgnaisational Wikis no Monthly and Annual Company domain or sudomain. no Wiki set-up, consulting and implementaion yes yes Managed wiki Service with high security as well as set-up and organisational implementation support Professional.Wiki Europe dedicated server Professional services for companies of all sizes. Unmatched Semantic MediaWiki expertise. no paid yes yes yes, with real experts yes yes Holistic services including setup, management, support, training and custom development. Run by MediaWiki veterans. Name Country Wiki farm? Specialism Free Option? (yes/no) Type of cost Own domain Command line Support options Visual Editor SSL (HTTPS) Notes QualityBox USA yes Enterprise Quality no paid always yes email, chat, phone, forum yes yes Domestic dedicated MediaWiki expert assigned to account. Fully managed, scalable MediaWiki with 100+ integrated extensions including ElasticSearch, VisualEditor available in choice of cloud or on-premises infrastructure. Referata USA yes Semantic MediaWiki yes free; paid possible no no RoseHosting USA no paid no yes Linux VPS hosting. SaaS Web Internet Solutions Germany Standard, BlueSpice Free/Pro, Semantic MediaWiki no paid always no Phone at business hours, email 24×7 yes yes Fully managed MediaWiki on several infrastructures (as needed): Shared Hosting, Dedicated – both either on OpenStack Public Cloud or VMware Private Cloud ShoutWiki yes yes free; ad-supported; paid possible no Contact and Forum at ShoutWiki Hub no no From MediaWiki developers and others. SiteGround USA, Netherlands, Singapore no paid yes 24/7/365 support via live chat, email and phone no yes 1-click setup Webarchitects UK no no paid yes Optional SSH access IRC, email, phone yes yes Multi-stakeholder cooperative with social responsibility focus, green power and green hardware, emphasis on free and open source software (Ansible playbook published under GPLv3). Webhost UK LTD UK, US no paid yes FTP & Jail Shell access 24/7/365 support via live chat, email and phone no 1-click setup Name Country Wiki farm? Specialism Free Option? (yes/no) Type of cost Own domain Command line Support options Visual Editor SSL (HTTPS) Notes Wiki Valley (fr)

Wiki Valley(en)

France yes Private wikis no by user/month and options yes no mail, chat, phone and wiki yes yes Création à la demande (fr)

Creation on demand (en)

Wikibase Solutions The Netherlands Fully managed Wiki hosting in addition to a core business of developing Semantic MediaWiki solutions no paid yes at request phone, Skype and email yes yes Also provides support for Elasticsearch and other requested services. Germany yes Semantic MediaWiki, updates and upgrades included in plans (serviced) no paid possible serviced (see specialism) Phone and email at business hours no yes German site. Available for customers in the SEPA-area. Wiki-Site United States, Israel yes yes free (with ads) no no Available in 25 languages. Runs MediaWiki 1.11. WikiTeq USA no Professionally managed hosting on a private VPS no paid yes yes On-call support team ready 24/7 yes yes Enterprised-focused full-service MediaWiki development company providing fully supported and maintained wikis.