Summary: Add markup to embed math using TeX syntax.
Version: 20110307
Status: Stable
Maintainer: AMyles
Categories: Markup Math
Discussion: MathJax-Talk

Questions answered by this recipe

  • How can I embed math in a wiki page using MathJax which is the successor of jsMath?


Embed math in wiki pages using scalable fonts.


Disable the jsMath plugin (if you are already using it) before using the MathJax plugin below.

  1. Download MathJax from Install the MathJax package into your PmWiki's pub/ directory, as pub/MathJax/ . Or, you can install MathJax wherever you wish, and set $MathJaxURL to the url of the MathJax directory.
  2. Unless backward compatibility with old browsers is a must, consider removing the MathJax/fonts/HTML-CSS/TeX/png directory since it has too many files and may slow down the server.
  3. Download MathJax.phpΔ into the cookbook/ directory.
  4. Add the following line to a local customization file:

Additional MathJax settings

The MathJax settings file MathJax/config/MathJax.js has many more settings to play around with, including setting the HTML tags (e.g. script, pre, etc) within which MathJax will not translate the text to mathematics. Take a look there.

Release notes

  • 20101218: Took Domingo Redal's suggestion into account, simplifying installation and MathJax upgrades.
  • 20110307: Support for equation \label and \eqref added by Richard Shaw.

See also

Cookbook /
AMmathjax  Add markup to embed math using ASCII MATH by MathJax. (Stable)
ASCIIMath  Display MathML rendered ascii formula into PmWiki 2.x pages (Stable)
Formula  Lightweight rendering of mathematical formulas in wiki pages (Beta)
FractionsPlus  Adds simple markup to write fractions. (Maintained)
JsMath  Add markup to display and embed mathematical formulas in wiki pages using TeX. (Obsolete - use MathJax)
LaTeXMathJax  MathJax support for PmWiki (stable)
LaTeXMathML  Translating LaTeX math notation dynamically to Presentation MathML (Stable)
LinuxTex  Enable TeX markup
LuaExecute  Lets Lua scripts dynamically generate parts of your wiki page (Beta)
Mathtex  Add markup to display and embed several lines of mathematical formulas in wiki pages (testing)
MimeTeX  Add markup to display and embed mathematical formulas in wiki pages (Stable)
SageCell  This allows you to embed an interactive SageCell into your webpage. Sage is an open source alternative to MathLab, Mathematica, and Maple. (Stable)
SimpleJsMath  Notes on modifying the jsMath for a skin (not a complete recipe)
TrueLatex  Enables interpretation and rendering of real LaTeX markups in PmWiki. Support for XeLaTex included in v1.8. (Working perfectly. Very simple to use, customizable and comes with lots of options.)



See discussion at MathJax-Talk

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