MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: beta
Implementation Special page
Description Allows users to see private information stored about them
Author(s) Legoktm, Emufarmers
Latest version 0.1 (2014-02-18)
MediaWiki 1.22+
PHP 5.3+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Quarterly downloads 14 (Ranked 123rd)
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Vagrant role accountinfo
Issues Open tasks · Report a bug

The AccountInfo extension allows users to see private information stored about themselves via "Special:AccountInfo".

Information shown

  • $wgPutIPinRC - shows all unique IPs for actions made by the logged-in user that are currently stored in the table.
  • CheckUser - shows all unique groups of IP address, User-Agent, and XFF header that are currently stored in the table.


  • Download and move the extracted AccountInfo folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/AccountInfo
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'AccountInfo' );
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

See also