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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: experimental
Implementation Media
Description Annotations for media
Author(s) MarkTraceurtalk
Latest version 0.0.1
PHP 5.3+
License GNU General Public License 3.0
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The FileAnnotations extension lets you add, edit, display, and delete annotations to media files.

User guideEdit


  • If using Vagrant , install with vagrant roles enable fileannotations --provision
Manual installation
  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called FileAnnotations in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    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.

To users running MediaWiki 1.24 or earlier:

The instructions above describe the new way of installing this extension using wfLoadExtension(). If you need to install this extension on these earlier versions (MediaWiki 1.24 and earlier), instead of wfLoadExtension( 'FileAnnotations' );, you need to use:

require_once "$IP/extensions/FileAnnotations/FileAnnotations.php";