Extension:Automatic Board Welcome

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Automatic Board Welcome

Release status: stable

Implementation User activity
Description Automatically posts a welcome message on new users' user boards on account creation.
Author(s) Jack Phoenix
Latest version 0.1 (2011-07-20)
MediaWiki 1.16+
(theoretically 1.5+, but SocialProfile requires at least MW 1.16)
License Public domain
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Hooks used
AddNewAccount

User

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Automatic Board Welcome extension automatically posts a welcome message on new users' user boards on account creation. The extension will pick a random administrator from the database (user_groups table) and send the welcome message as the chosen admin.

You need to have SocialProfile installed and configured properly before installing this extension.

Installation[edit | edit source]

  1. Download the source code, either via the extension distributor or SVN and place it in $IP/extensions/AutomaticBoardWelcome/
  2. Add the line
    require_once("$IP/extensions/AutomaticBoardWelcome/AutomaticBoardWelcome.php");
    into the wiki's LocalSettings.php
  3. Create the welcome message page, MediaWiki:User-board-welcome-message, on your wiki
  4. Installation can now be verified through the wiki's Special:Version
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