Release status: beta
|Description||Allows adding inline comments to pages|
|Compatibility policy||For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.|
|License||GNU General Public License 2.0 or later|
|Quarterly downloads||2 (Ranked 156th)|
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The InlineComments extension adds the ability for viewers to add inline comments to a page. This is designed to be somewhat similar to how office products like Google docs do comments.
To attach a comment to specific text, follow these steps:
- Highlight the text you want to attach the comment to.
- A popup will appear with an "Add a comment" button. Click on it or use the keyboard shortcut
Ctrl+Alt+mto add a new comment.
- Enter your comment in the popup form and save the changes.
- When you visit the page again, you will see the comment displayed in a designated area next to the right edge of the page.
- If you want to reply to someone's comment, click on the "Reply" button.
- Once all the issues have been discussed and resolved, mark the thread as "resolved." This action will delete the thread.
Look for screenshots below if you want visual aids.
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
wfLoadExtension( 'InlineComments' );
- Configure as required.
- Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
- Whether or not to automatically remove comments if the text they are commenting on gets deleted (default true)
User right edit
- Whether you can add or resolve comments on a page. By default this is given to all logged in users.
Click on the popup or use the keyboard shortcut
Ctrl+Alt+mto add a new comment to the highlighted text.
Enter your comment in the popup form and save the changes.
To reply to someone's comment, click on the "Reply" button.
Once all the issues have been discussed and resolved, mark the thread as "resolved." This action will archive the thread, which will remain available in the page history.
Comment threads leave traces in the page history.