Available from version 1.6.0 (r12059)
Called before adding the tabs above the articles
Define function:
public static function onSkinTemplatePreventOtherActiveTabs( &$skin, &$prevent_active_tabs ) { ... }
Attach hook:

In extension.json:

	"Hooks": {
		"SkinTemplatePreventOtherActiveTabs": "MyExtensionHooks::onSkinTemplatePreventOtherActiveTabs"

For MediaWiki ≤1.25:

$wgHooks['SkinTemplatePreventOtherActiveTabs'][] = 'MyExtensionHooks::onSkinTemplatePreventOtherActiveTabs';
Called from:File(s): SkinTemplate.php

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


  • $skin: SkinTemplate object
  • $prevent_active_tabs: Set to false to disable various tabs at the top of the article. This only disables the Talk page link (v1.9.3).