MediaWiki skins manual - category
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Release status: experimental
Screenshot of SimpleText MediaWiki skin.png
Description A very simple mostly-text skin.
Author(s) Sam Wilson
License GPL3.0-or-later
Translate the SimpleText skin if it is available at
Check usage and version matrix;

An overly simple skin.


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