MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Parser extension
Description Displays a randomly chosen picture game, poll or a quiz
Author(s) Aaron Wright, David Pean, Jack Phoenix
Latest version 2.7 (2020-05-24)
MediaWiki 1.39+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
  • $wgRandomGameDisplay
  • $wgRandomImageSize
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RandomGameUnit extension displays a randomly chosen picture game, poll or a quiz through the ‎<randomgameunit> tag.

Requirements edit

Along with one or more of the following extensions:

Installation edit

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

Parameters edit

  • $wgRandomGameDisplay — controls what games are enabled.
    • $wgRandomGameDisplay['random_poll'] — display a random poll. Defaults to true.
    • $wgRandomGameDisplay['random_quiz'] — display a random quiz. Defaults to true.
    • $wgRandomGameDisplay['random_picturegame'] — display a random picture game. Defaults to true.
  • $wgRandomImageSize — width (in pixels) for game images. Defaults to 50.