MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: experimental
Implementation Parser function , Special page
Description This extension executes parser recognition of acronym data and automates U/I functions
Author(s) (Habatchiitalk)
Latest version 1.0
MediaWiki 1.20
Database changes Yes
License GPL
$wgTranscribeStart, $wgTranscribeEnable, $wgTranscribeLocalization, $wgTranscribePresetCharacters, $wgTranscribeAlgebraicFingerprint, $wgTranscribeTemplateEngine, $wgTranscribeSafeMode
<transcribe>...</transcribe>, <tscribe>...</tscribe>
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The Transcriber extension is used for enhancing parser functions of developer-specific coding. Its purpose is to establish an internationalized methodology of identity management for coders that work in open source and other IDE environments. It uses an algebraic fingerprint to declare and recognize variables and inline tags; while building the transcribe of the coder(s) for future ease of use.


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

Configuration parametersEdit

User rightsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • Transcriber_Installer
  • TranscriberVariables