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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: stable
Implementation Skin , MyWiki , Special page
Description Allows to show timezone settings and change temporarily timezone setting
Author(s) Burthscehtalk
Latest version 0.3 (2013-05-05)
MediaWiki 1.18+
PHP 5.3+
Database changes No
License GPL2+
Download Template:WikimediaDownload/gerrit

  • $wgTimezoneSelectorExcludeSpecialPages
  • $wgTimezoneSelectorMessageOnlySpecialPages
  • $wgTimezoneSelectorTZpreference
  • $wgDefaultUserOptions['usetimezoneselector']
  • $wgDefaultUserOptions['timezoneselectormessage']
  • $wgDefaultUserOptions['timezoneselectorform']
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The TimezoneSelector extension allows to show timezone settings and change temporarily timezone setting.


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

Configuration parametersEdit

List of special pages which is excluded for adding TimezoneSelector form.
List of special pages where the form changing temporarily timezone setting.
This have timecorrection of user's preference. Do not modify this.
$wgDefaultUserOptions ['usetimezoneselector']
Whether user uses TimezoneSelector. This should be set 0 or 1.
Whether user uses description of timezone settings and length of the description. This should be set 'no', 'short' or 'long'.
Whether user uses select form of timezone. This should be set 0 or 1.

See alsoEdit


This uses the codes from MediaWiki. Please see MediaWiki contributors list.

This is referred to Extension:LanguageSelector .