MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: experimental
Implementation Special page , Parser extension
Description Allows alternate naming of a page
Author(s) Mark Hershberger
Latest version 0.0.1 (2017-03-10)
MediaWiki 1.25+
Database changes Yes
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
Quarterly downloads 1 (Ranked 177th)
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The PageNameFormula extension allows alternate naming of a page.



  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called PageNameFormula in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php :
    wfLoadExtension( 'PageNameFormula' );
  • Configure as required
  •   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( 'PageNameFormula' );, you need to use:

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