MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: stable
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Description Special Page for upgrading bluespice to pro version
Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Maintainer(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 4.1 (2022-01-19)
Compatibility policy For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.
MediaWiki 1.35 (LTS)
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
Example en.demo.bluespice.com
Issues Open tasks · Report a bug

This extension help replacing the mediawiki webroot with another version. Hallo Welt! GmbH use this to upgrade BlueSpice in a docker environment from free to a pro version by entering a valid token. It should be used only in a special setup where all wiki data is outside of the webroot, otherwise data will be lost after execution.


# in webroot
git clone https://github.com/hallowelt/mediawiki-extensions-BlueSpiceUpgradeHelper.git extensions/BlueSpiceUpgradeHelper
echo "wfLoadExtension('BlueSpiceUpgradeHelper');" >> LocalSettings.php


Got to Special page Special:Subscription_Manager and enter token, if token is valid the upgrade process can be started and the wiki will reboot after installation is complete.