MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Description It saves the article automatically while you are editing at predetermined intervals
Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Maintainer(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 4.3
Compatibility policy For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.
MediaWiki 1.39 (LTS)
Database changes Yes
Composer bluespice/saferedit
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
  • $wgSaferEditInterval
  • $wgSaferEditShowNameOfEditingUser
Quarterly downloads 5 (Ranked 130th)
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SaferEdit automatically saves a page at predetermined intervals while users are in edit mode.

Usage / features

  • Built-in browser confirmation dialog when leaving a page without unsaved changes.
  • Automatic recovery versions of the canges are kept unless the user explicitely cancelled the changes.
  • Notification banner if a user has been editing the page in the meantime.
This extension was originally made for BlueSpice.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 separately.