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There should be a maintenance script to add sites to the sites table
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Currently, a wiki sysadmin would need to edit the database manually to do that, which isn't really cool. Import and export is already possible, and population from interwiki sites is possible with a a maintenance script from MediaWiki-extensions-WikibaseClient

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Change 284005 had a related patch set uploaded (by Florianschmidtwelzow):
Add special page to add sites to sites table

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/284005

thiemowmde triaged this task as Medium priority.
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Change 284005 merged by jenkins-bot:
Add maintenance script to add sites to sites table

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/284005

Thanks @thiemowmde for merging! I updated the documentation on: https://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Manual:Sites_table&diff=2409116&oldid=2334627

However, we probably should think about adding the functionality to update a site using this maintenance script, too :)