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Release status: unstable
Implementation Special page , Skin , API
Description Provides a question & answer platform
Author(s) Wikia, ShoutWiki, Brickimedia
Latest version 1.0 (2014-03-24)
MediaWiki 1.19+
PHP 5.2+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
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Check usage and version matrix.
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The Answers extension provides a question & answer platform. It is being developed by ShoutWiki and Brickimedia, based on source code from Wikia. This extension also has the ability to integrate with social profiles.


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