MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: stable
BlueSpice Mediawiki Extension PageTemplates.png
Description Choose from different page templates during page creation.
Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Maintainer(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 3.2 (2021-03-16)
Compatibility policy Follows the MediaWiki version lifecycle. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki 1.31 (LTS)
Database changes Yes
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
Download See BlueSpice on SourceForge
Example en.demo.bluespice.com
  • $bsgPageTemplatesForceNamespace
  • $bsgPageTemplatesHideDefaults
  • $bsgPageTemplatesHideIfNotInTargetNs
  • $bsgPageTemplatesExcludeNs
  • pagetemplatesadmin-viewspecialpage
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PageTemplates allows users to select from predefined content structures (e.g., directory, layout, content elements) when creating a new page.

Usage / featuresEdit

  • Create a template with pre-defined content elements (headers, categories, boxes, etc.) in the template namespace.
  • Create a page template using the special page PageTemplatesAdmin to give the page template a name and a description.
  • Each page template is linked to an existing template in the namespace Templates.
  • Page templates can be assigned to namespaces so that the template is only available in those namespaces.
  • The page template selection is shown during page creation.

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See alsoEdit

This extension was originally made for BlueSpice. BlueSpice is a MediaWiki distribution for enterprises and organizations. It enhances MediaWiki, in particular in the areas of quality management, process support, administration, editing and security.

You can download this extension with BlueSpice free.