MediaWiki skins manual - category
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Release status: beta
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Description Simple, clean, minimalist skin
Author(s) Sophivorus
Latest version 1.1 (April 2017)
MediaWiki 1.27+
PHP 5.5+
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
Example Example on MediaWiki Skins Wiki
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Athena is a simple, clean, minimalist skin for MediaWiki.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called Athena in your skins/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
wfLoadSkin( 'Athena' );
  •   Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the skin is successfully installed.

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