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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: experimental
Description Wikisource-specific MediaWiki customizations
Author(s) (Tpttalk)
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License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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Wikisource is an extension to provide specific customizations for Wikisource wikis, including enhanced integration with Wikidata. It depends on WikibaseClient.


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

Configuration parametersEdit

identifier of the Wikibase property has edition (P747). By default P747 (the identifier of this property in Wikidata).
identifier of the Wikibase property edition or translation of (P629). By default P629 (the identifier of this property in Wikidata).