MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: unmaintained
Description Github OAuth2 extension
Author(s) KasperRT (Stefan2904talk)
License MIT License
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The OAuth2Github MediaWiki extension enables login to your MediaWiki with Github as OAuth2 identity provider.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called OAuth2Github in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/OAuth2Github/OAuth2Github.php";
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration parametersEdit

$wgOAuth2Github['client']['id']             = '';
$wgOAuth2Github['client']['secret']         = '';

$wgOAuth2Github['config']['required_org']   = 'LosFuzzys';
$wgOAuth2Github['config']['auth_endpoint']  = 'https://github.com/login/oauth/authorize'; 
$wgOAuth2Github['config']['token_endpoint'] = 'https://github.com/login/oauth/access_token';
$wgOAuth2Github['config']['info_endpoint']  = 'https://api.github.com/user';
$wgOAuth2Github['config']['auth_type']      = 'token';

The callback url back to your wiki would be: http://your.wiki.domain/path/to/wiki/Special:OAuth2Github/callback