Server URLs and file paths: $wgCanonicalServer
Canonical URL of the server, to use in IRC feeds, notification emails, etc.
Introduced in version:1.18.0 (r94995)
Removed in version:still in use
Allowed values:(URL string)
Default value:$wgServer ; if $wgServer is protocol-relative, the HTTP equivalent will be used

Details edit

Server name with protocol (HTTP or HTTPS) to use for links to the wiki from external locations, such as IRC feeds and email notifications. Must be fully qualified, even if $wgServer is protocol-relative.

You can often ignore this variable. However, if you have set $wgServer to a protocol-relative URL (for example, // and you would like links to your wiki to use HTTPS, set this variable to the equivalent HTTPS URL (for example,

Example edit

$wgServer = '//';
$wgCanonicalServer = ''; // use HTTPS for links. Default would be ''

See also edit