MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Tag , Media
Description Allows for embedding files on a page
Latest version 0.2 (2023-01-18)
MediaWiki >= 1.35
Database changes No
License Public domain

The SimpleEmbed extension adds the <embed> tag for embedding files. It supports remote and local (uploaded to MediaWiki) files.

This extension is based on the EmbedAll extension.

Installation edit

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

Usage edit

  • <embed>http://some.site.com/with/a/document.pdf</embed>
  • <embed width="250">Your_uploaded_document.pdf</embed>
  • width
  • height
You can embed all types of "embeddable" files, not just PDF's.