MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Media
Description Renders thumbnails of Flash filess
Author(s) Calvin Buckley (MisterLambdatalk)
MediaWiki 1.19+
Database changes No
License No license specified
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The swfhandler extension renders thumbnails of Adobe Flash files.

Please report bugs on the GitHub issue tracker.


swftools and ImageMagick need to be installed on the server for this extension to work.

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