Available from version 1.9.1
Update or replace authentication plugin object ($wgAuth).
Define function:
public static function onAuthPluginSetup( $auth ) { ... }
Attach hook:

In extension.json:

	"Hooks": {
		"AuthPluginSetup": "MyExtensionHooks::onAuthPluginSetup"

For MediaWiki ≤1.25:

$wgHooks['AuthPluginSetup'][] = 'MyExtensionHooks::onAuthPluginSetup';
Called from:File(s): Setup.php

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


This hook gives a chance for an extension to set it programmatically to a variable class.

  • $auth: the $wgAuth object