MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Media
Description Annotations for media
Author(s) MarkTraceurtalk
Latest version 0.0.1
MediaWiki >= 1.35.0
PHP 5.3+
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
Help Help:Extension:FileAnnotations
Quarterly downloads 2 (Ranked 136th)
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The FileAnnotations extension lets you add, edit, display, and delete annotations to media files.

User guide


See Help:Extension:FileAnnotations


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

Vagrant installation:

  • If using Vagrant , install with vagrant roles enable fileannotations --provision

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