MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Parser extension
Description Allows verifying URLs used on user pages.
Author(s) (Taavitalk)
Compatibility policy Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki 1.40+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Help Help:Extension:RealMe
  • $wgRealMeUserPageUrlLimit
Quarterly downloads 11 (Ranked 161st)
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The RealMe allows verifying URLs used on user and other wiki pages. The initial implementation is focused on using rel="me" verification for services using it like Mastodon.

For user instructions, see Help:Extension:RealMe .


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