MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Example, ContentHandler
Author(s) Krinkle, Kaldari
MediaWiki 1.32
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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The Examples extension is a collection of small extensions that extend the BoilerPlate extension, implementing some common features. It has many additional annotations and inline comments explaining how it all works. Read the Examples extension, base your own code on the BoilerPlate extension.


  • Download and move the extracted examples 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/examples
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'examples' );
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

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