MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: beta
Implementation Tag
Description Creates visually distinctive click-to-copy usernames and passwords, to reduce transcription error.
Latest version 2.0 (2023-01-06)
MediaWiki 1.35+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later

The CopyCreds extension registers two new tags <pw> and <un>, which make the text inside them visually distinctive, and allows for click-to-copy. The goal is to make life easier for those who document usernames and passwords in MediaWiki.

There are no configuration options, or special dependencies , other than requiring MW 1.35.0 or higher.

Installation edit

  • Download the source zip, extract it, and copy the CopyCreds folder to your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
  • Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Use edit

Simply wrap text you'd like to be copyable in either <un></un> or <pw></pw>. The only difference between these two is the highlight box border color.