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Release status: unmaintained
Implementation User interface
Description Loads AWLD.js, a javascript library for Ancient World Linked Data.
Author(s) Stefano Costa (Stekotalk)
Latest version 0.1 (2012-05-20)
MediaWiki 1.18+
Database changes No
License MIT License

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The AWLD extension facilitates using AWLD.js, a JavaScript library for Ancient World Linked Data.

For every external link to an Ancient World resource, a small popup will be shown on hover, with a preview of the resource description.

It will be useful to wikis dealing with content about the Ancient World, such as history, archaeology, and literature.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called AWLD in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/AWLD/AWLD.php";
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration parameters

There are no configuration parameters.