MediaWiki extensions manual
Skin Per Page
Release status: stable
Implementation Tag
Description Allows using different skins on each page using ‎<skin> tag
Author(s) Tim Starling
Latest version 1.2.0 (2018-08-16)
MediaWiki 1.31+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Example en.uncyclopedia.co
Quarterly downloads 5 (Ranked 129th)
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The SkinPerPage extension allows using different skins on different pages. You can add a line to the top of the page like this:


Where SkinName is the name of the skin to be used on that page. The skin must be installed for this to work.


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

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