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Release status: stable
Description All-round form framework for MediaWiki
Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 1.2-alpha
Compatibility policy For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.
MediaWiki 1.35+
Database changes Yes
Composer mediawiki/forms
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
  • $wgFormsTargetEMailRecipients
  • forms-create-form
  • forms-edit-form-definition
Quarterly downloads 9 (Ranked 125th)
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This extension allows to create OOUI based forms using wiki pages with the .form extension.


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

See also

  • PageForms - lets users define forms for creating and editing pages
  • VisualData - full-fledged metadata management framework based on json-schema able to easily record, organize and query collection of data on your wiki
  • FlexForm - lets users define forms for creating and editing pages, and sending emails