Extension:Wikibase Repository

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Wikibase Repository
Release status: stable
Implementation API , Ajax, User interface, ContentHandler
Description Structured data repository
Author(s) The Wikidata team
(contributors list)
Latest version continuous updates
Compatibility policy release branches
MediaWiki master
Database changes Yes
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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Wikibase Repository is part of Wikibase. Wikibase Repository allows you to use your wiki as a structured data repository. Its development is part of the Wikidata project. The data can in turn be used in a wiki using the Wikibase Client extension.


See the basic installation instructions. For experienced configuration options see Advanced Configuration.

A complete documentation exist in the docs folder for Wikibase, see GitHub: wikimedia/mediawiki-extensions-Wikibase/docs.

Integration with other extensionsEdit

If installed, Wikibase makes use of:

If installed and JavaScript is supported by the user client / browser, labels, aliases and descriptions will be shown to the user in frequently used languages in addition to the user interface language. (These languages are acquired from mw.uls.getFrequentLanguageList().)
If installed, logged-in users are able to define additional languages that labels, aliases and descriptions are shown in by specifying languages on their user pages using the Babel syntax.

Available hooksEdit

The documentation of the available PHP and JavaScript hooks can be found in here:

/docs/hooks-php.md /docs/hooks-js.md

See alsoEdit