MediaWiki skins manual - category
OOjs UI icon layout-ltr.svg
Release status: stable
Screenshot of DeskMessMirrored skin.jpg
Description Marble desktop covered with a mix of old and new items, such as some vintage papers, a stainless steel pen, and, a hot cup of coffee!
Latest version 2.2.5
MediaWiki 1.39+
PHP 5.3+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Example Interface Messages Wiki, Wikimedia Skins Lab
Quarterly downloads 15 (Ranked 30th)
Public wikis using 1,426 (Ranked 17th)
Public wikis using as default skin 0
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DeskMessMirrored is a MediaWiki skin ported from the free and open source, GPL-licensed WordPress theme with the same name.

The WordPress theme was written by Edward Caissie and the MediaWiki port was done by Jack Phoenix on 10 February 2014 for ShoutWiki.


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