MediaWiki skins manual - category
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Release status: stable
Description Provides a skin using Bootstrap 4
Author(s) Stephan Gambke
Latest version 2.1 (2019-07-16)
MediaWiki 1.31+
PHP 7.0+
Composer mediawiki/chameleon-skin
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
README on GitHub
Changelog on GitHub
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Chameleon is a highly customizable MediaWiki skin that uses Bootstrap 4.

It currently provides five different layouts to choose from. Each layout is defined in an XML file and as such easily adaptable to your needs.


The documentation is available on GitHub.

  1. Installation, Update, De-Installation
  2. Customization
  3. Release Notes
  4. Testing
  5. How to contribute
  6. Credits
  7. Contact


Live examplesEdit

Examples of Chameleon 2:

Examples of previous versions:

For many more examples see Chameleon's page on WikiApiary

See alsoEdit

Other skins and extensions based on Bootstrap: