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Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Special page
Description An extension to show who is watching a page
Author(s) Magnus Manske
Latest version 0.3
License No license specified
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The Watchers extension add a new special page to show who is watching a page. Users having the watchers-list right will see all users watching the page. Users not having this right will only have the count of users watching the page or if $wgWatchersLimit is set, only if the page has more or less than $wgWatchersLimit watching users.


  1. Download the latest snapshot and extract it to your extensions directory.
  2. Add
    require_once( "$IP/extensions/Watchers/Watchers.php" );
    to LocalSettings.php
  3. The extension should be now active.