Extension:DeletePagesForGood

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DeletePagesForGood
Release status: stable
Implementation Page action
Description Allows users to delete pages permanently from database
Author(s) Paladoxtalk
Latest version 2.0 (2019-06-02)
MediaWiki 1.25+
PHP 5.5.9+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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The DeletePagesForGood extension allows users to delete pages permanently from the database by adding a new delete tab to each page.

InstallationEdit

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

User rightsEdit

You can configure the user rights in LocalSettings.php :

Defaults from DeletePagePermanently.php:

$wgGroupPermissions['*']['deleteperm'] = false;
$wgGroupPermissions['user']['deleteperm'] = false;
$wgGroupPermissions['bureaucrat']['deleteperm'] = false;
$wgGroupPermissions['sysop']['deleteperm'] = true;

The extension introduces a new user rights deleteperm.

NamespacesEdit

To configure this, add some lines to your LocalSettings.php :

$wgDeletePagesForGoodNamespaces = [
	NS_MAIN => true,
	NS_IMAGE => true,
	NS_IMAGE_TALK => true,
	NS_CATEGORY => true,
	NS_CATEGORY_TALK => true,
	NS_TEMPLATE => true,
	NS_TEMPLATE_TALK => true,
	NS_TALK => true,
	NS_USER => true,
	NS_USER_TALK => true,
	NS_FILE => true,
	NS_FILE_TALK => true,
];

Built-in namespaces are described on Meta-Wiki.