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Release status: experimental
Implementation Page action
Description Adds visual feedback to page save, preview and changes actions
Author(s) WikiTeq team
Maintainer(s) WikiTeq team
Compatibility policy Follows the MediaWiki version lifecycle. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki 1.36+
PHP 7.3+
Database changes No
License MIT License
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The SaveSpinner extension to page save, preview and changes action by adding respective buttons on the page edit form and on special page "FormEdit". While the next page is loading, it will display a very prominent spinner, informing the user that the action is in progress.

This extension was created for WikiWorks.


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