MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Skin
Description Shows contribution credits on the footer
Maintainer(s) Sophivorus
Latest version 3.1 (2019-04-04)
MediaWiki 1.29+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
Example http://proteopedia.org

  • $wgContributionCreditsHeader
  • $wgContributionCreditsUseRealNames
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The ContributionCredits extension adds an automatically generated list of the page contributors to the end of every page in the wiki.


The extension works out of the box, no configuration is needed. Just enable the extension and see the credits displayed at the bottom of every page in the main namespace.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called ContributionCredits in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php :
    wfLoadExtension( 'ContributionCredits' );
  • Configure as required
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.


Parameter name Default value Description
$wgContributionCreditsHeader false Show the credits as a full section with a list, rather than a compact list
$wgContributionCreditsUseRealNames false Use the real names, rather than the user names
$wgContributionCreditsExcludedCategories [] Array of categories whose pages will not show credits, for example:
$wgContributionCreditsExcludedCategories = [
	'Category:No credits',
	'Category:High visibility pages',

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