Extension:LastModified

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LastModified

Release status: stable

LastModified in English
Implementation Special page
Description Provides a Last modified date for wiki articles
Author(s) Jeremy Postlethwaite (Jpostlethwaitetalk)
Latest version continuous updates
Database changes No
License GPLv2+
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Parameters

$wgLastModifiedRange

Hooks used
BeforePageDisplay

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The LastModified extension displays text on the page showing the last modified page time. See also Timestamp Position Modification. This extension was created during Tech Days 2011 at the San Francisco Wikimedia office.

Customization[edit | edit source]

Using the $wgLastModifiedRange parameter, you can change the display range (or timelimit) used by the extension. For example, if you only want to display the message for articles that were updated less than 30 days ago, set this value to 2. This will display a message like: "Last updated 20 days ago." You will not see this message for articles that were modifed more than 30 days ago.

The parameter only accepts an integer value. Here are the options available:

  • 0: years - display: years, months, days, hours, minutes, seconds
  • 1: months - display: months, days, hours, minutes, seconds
  • 2: days - display: days, hours, minutes, seconds
  • 3: hours - display: hours, minutes, seconds
  • 4: minutes - display: minutes, seconds
  • 5: seconds - display: seconds

The default used by the extension is "0".

Installation[edit | edit source]

  • Download and extract the tarball in your extensions/ folder. It should generate a new folder called LastModified directly inside your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
require_once "$IP/extensions/LastModified/LastModified.php";
  • Done! Navigate to "Special:Version" on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.