Install rich text editor in mediawiki

The WYSIWYG extension enables a more intuitive editing of pages on a MediaWiki-based site

Download the package suitable for your mediawiki version

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:WYSIWYG#Download

$ unzip WYSIWYG.zip

$ cp -prf WYSIWYG

$media_wiki/extensions/

$ vi LocalSettings.php added

require_once(“$IP/extensions/WYSIWYG/WYSIWYG.php”);

$wgGroupPermissions[‘*’][‘wysiwyg’]=true;

$wgGroupPermissions[‘registered_users’][‘wysiwyg’]=true;

define permissions as per your requirements.