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Available from version 1.18.0 (r83405)
Called when getting user's interface language object.
Define function:
public static function onUserGetLanguageObject( $user, &$code ) { ... }
Attach hook:

In extension.json:

	"Hooks": {
		"UserGetLanguageObject": "MyExtensionHooks::onUserGetLanguageObject"

For MediaWiki ≤1.25:

$wgHooks['UserGetLanguageObject'][] = 'MyExtensionHooks::onUserGetLanguageObject';
Called from:File(s): RequestContext.php

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


  • $user: User object
  • &$code: Language code that will be used to create the object