MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Parser extension
Description Allows verifying URLs used on user pages.
Author(s) Taavi Väänänen (Taavitalk)
Compatibility policy Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki >= 1.42.0
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Help Help:Extension:RealMe
  • $wgRealMeUserPageUrlLimit
Quarterly downloads 5 (Ranked 137th)
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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 .

Installation edit

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