Available from version 1.5.8
Removed in version 1.33.0 (Gerrit change 441513)
Can be used to cancel user account creation
Define function:
public static function onAbortNewAccount( User $user, &$message ) { ... }
Attach hook: In extension.json:
	"Hooks": {
		"AbortNewAccount": "MediaWiki\\Extension\\MyExtension\\Hooks::onAbortNewAccount"
Called from: File(s): specials/SpecialUserLogin.php
Interface: AbortNewAccountHook.php

For more information about attaching hooks, see Manual:Hooks .
For examples of extensions using this hook, see Category:AbortNewAccount extensions.

Details edit

  • $user: the User object about to be created (read-only, incomplete)
  • $message: out parameter: error message to display on abort

Notes edit

  • Return false to cancel account creation.