MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: stable
Implementation User activity
Description Event instrumentations and wiring for Wikimedia Foundation sites.
Author(s) Ori Livneh, Matthew Flaschen
Latest version 1.2.0
Compatibility policy Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki >= 1.38.0
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
  • $wgWMEStatsdBaseUri
Quarterly downloads 37 (Ranked 140th)
Public wikis using 814 (Ranked 287th)
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Vagrant role wikimediaevents
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The WikimediaEvents extension is used by Wikimedia Foundation sites for instrumentations and wiring of events, using the EventLogging extension. The extension was previously named CoreEvents.



  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called WikimediaEvents in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php :
    wfLoadExtension( 'WikimediaEvents' );
    $wgWMEStatsdBaseUri = '/beacon/statsv';
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

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