Release status: stable
|Implementation||Special page, Parser extension|
|Description||List of the most recently created pages on the wiki (doesn't use recentchanges)|
|Author(s)||Rob Church (Robchurchtalk)|
|Last version||1.9 (2009-06-11)|
|Check usage and version matrix|
|Bugs: list open list all report|
The Newest Pages extension provides a flexible dual-use special page which lists the most recently created pages on the wiki. This code doesn't use the recentchanges table, and so items do not expire, as with Special:Newpages.
- Download and extract the files in a directory called "
NewestPages" in your extensions/ folder.
- Add the following code to your LocalSettings.php (at the bottom)
require_once( "$IP/extensions/NewestPages/NewestPages.php" );
- Done – Navigate to "Special:Version" on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
The list can be accessed as a conventional special page, or through inclusion into another page.
Special page 
The special page is located at Special:Newestpages and provides a full interface to filter according to namespace, limit the number of results, and toggle the inclusion of redirect pages.
You can include a list of pages into another page using the inclusion mechanism, e.g.
will produce a list of the newest pages in the User namespace.
To select the main namespace, use - as the namespace name, e.g.
To select all namespaces, use all as the namespace name, e.g.
You can also limit the number of results listed, e.g.
will produce a list of (at most) the five newest articles.