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MediaWiki extensions manual
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 >= 1.42
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
  • $wgWMEStatsdBaseUri
Quarterly downloads 23 (Ranked 121st)
Public wikis using 851 (Ranked 307th)
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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 Extension:EventLogging . The extension was previously named CoreEvents.



  • Download and move the extracted WikimediaEvents folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/WikimediaEvents
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'WikimediaEvents' );
    $wgWMEStatsdBaseUri = '/beacon/statsv';
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.