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Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Special page
Description import data from BibTex files
Author(s) Steren Giannini (Panninitalk)
Latest version 0.1 (2009-03-01)
MediaWiki 1.31.x
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Download Download files here or use git clone git@notabug.org:acawiki/bibteximport.git

The BibTexImport extension allow your visitor to import data from BibTex files. This extension has been designed for acawiki.org.


Go to "Special:BibTexImport" and follow the instructions provided.


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


Because this extension has been specifically designed for acawiki.org, you should have a look to the code for the imported text to fit with your website templates.

To make BibTexImport work with a standard MediaWiki installation you need to:

  1. Install this extension.
  2. Create into your wiki a template called Summary and copy its body from Acawiki page.
  3. The template from Acawiki requires ParserFunctions extension and Semantic MediaWiki extension.

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