# Talk:LaTeX on a shared host

Thanks for making this guide, i just tested (a^2 + b^2 = c^2) and setup on my wiki and it worked. Thanks so much! 198.188.154.45 05:42, 31 January 2006 (UTC)

Maybe a neat idea would be to cache the image locally on the server so that fewer requests are sent to other servers and people wont mind their resources being "borrowed" so much. --RDev 07:20, 5 May 2006 (UTC)

Maybe, but it would take a lot of work to do that. I think wikimedia does something like that with the original LaTeX engine, I don't know if it's possiple to replace the original engine and keep it's cacheing functionality. If anyone knows more about that, please join the discussion. --Jopsen 11:27, 21 June 2006 (UTC)
Actually I think mimetex already have a catch... If you compile it corretly... --Jopsen 17:32, 15 June 2007 (UTC)

## 1.8.2

I have this set up, but it only works as <tex> and not as ${\displaystyle does\ anyone\ know\ how\ to\ change\ this?}$ ~~~

If you have used the article called Mimetex_alternative, you have installed an extension that hooks onto the <tex> tag, if you want to use math either follow this article or try to write "math" instead of "tex" on following line from Mimetex_alternative:

```\$wgParser->setHook( "tex", "render_Mimetex" );
```

Try

```\$wgParser->setHook( "math", "render_Mimetex" );
```

I'm not sure if it will work but it might, else you can use the article called LaTeX on a shared host instead of Mimetex_alternative...

Regards --Jopsen 11:34, 6 January 2007 (UTC)

## 1.12.0

Can't get this fix to work on MediaWiki 1.12.0. Any suggestions?