MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: experimental
Implementation Search
Description Adds an infobox to Special:Search with some information about the first hit.
Author(s) Florian Schmidt (Florianschmidtwelzowtalk)
Latest version 0.1.0
MediaWiki 1.25+
License MIT License
Example https://en.droidwiki.org/Special:Search?search=Android&fulltext=Search
Quarterly downloads 4 (Ranked 130th)
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QuickSearchLookup is an extension that adds a new information panel on every search result page with results containing information about the first search result (e.g. page image and a short snippet of the text).


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