mewsh: a MediaWiki Shell


drush is a big reason I’ve started and stayed with Drupal. And I was very excited to see a very useful wp-cli after I had already rushed into coding worsh.

But it seems there is no such thing for MediaWiki. And I think there’s a lot of itching to scratch here.  A lot of MediaWiki folks haven’t experienced drush or wp-cli yet, so the itch has not been exposed yet. But I’m quickly progressing with a proof of concept: mewsh, a MediaWiki Shell.

While doing it I’m learning some more about composer (the PHP tool, not the social media service that keeps on getting better and better) and I think mewsh will become part of my wiki toolset in the next couple of weeks.

UPDATE: I gave mewsh a home at