Extension:Automatic Board Welcome

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Automatic Board Welcome

Release status:Extension status stable

ImplementationTemplate:Extension#type User activity
DescriptionTemplate:Extension#description Automatically posts a welcome message on new users' user boards on account creation.
Author(s)Template:Extension#username Jack Phoenix
Latest versionTemplate:Extension#version 0.3.0 (2014-08-10)
MediaWikiTemplate:Extension#mediawiki 1.27+
LicenseTemplate:Extension#license Public domain
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Hooks usedTemplate:Extension#hook
AddNewAccount

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Automatic Board Welcome extension automatically posts a welcome message on new users' user boards on account creation. The extension will pick a random administrator from the database (user_groupsManual:user_groups table table) and send the welcome message as the chosen admin.

Note Note: You need to have SocialProfileExtension:SocialProfile installed and configured properly before installing this extension.

Installation[edit]

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called AutomaticBoardWelcome in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
require_once "$IP/extensions/AutomaticBoardWelcome/AutomaticBoardWelcome.php";
  • Create the welcome message page, MediaWiki:User-board-welcome-message, on your wiki
  • YesY Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.


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