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Release status: beta

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Description MediaWiki extension for automated meta keywords
Author(s) (Abhi M Balakrishnantalk)
Latest version 0.1 (08 December 2012)
MediaWiki 1.20
PHP 5.3
License GPL
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seo, meta, keywords
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Automatically adds meta keywords to articles according to current page, categories and with pre defined set of keywords.


Adds meta keywords to all Mediawiki pages automatically.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called AutoKeywords in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
require_once "$IP/extensions/AutoKeywords/AutoKeywords.php";
  • YesY Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
  • Copy the AutoKeywords directory into the extensions folder of your MediaWiki installation.
  • Add following lines to your LocalSettings.php file towards the end:

$CommonKeywords = "keywords, that are, relevant, to your site, in comma separated values"; require_once("$IP/extensions/AutoKeywords/AutoKeywords.php");

  • See Special:Version and confirm the presence of AutoKeywords under "Installed extensions", "other" category
  • Clear the cache of your browser
  • Reload any Mediawiki page
  • Check the HTML source and confirm the presence of following line before </head>:

<meta name="keywords" content="sitename, article name, category name 1, category name 2, keywords, that are, relevant, to your site, in comma separated values" />

Configuration parameters[edit]

$CommonKeywords = "keywords, that are, relevant, to your site, in comma separated values";
Change it according to the requirement.