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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: beta
Implementation Parser extension , Parser function
Description YAML database extension allows for key/value storage and retrieval
Author(s) I Heart Engineering
Latest version 0.1 (2012-10-09)
Database changes No
License BSD 3-clause "Modified" License
Translate the YAML extension if it is available at
Check usage and version matrix.

The YAML extension does allows data storage in YAML files. This allows for fast key/value storage and retrieval.


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