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Release status: stable
Implementation Special page
Description Blogging system with commenting and voting features, a special page to create blog posts and a special page to list blog posts.
Latest version 2.9.0
Compatibility policy Master maintains backward compatibility.
MediaWiki 1.39
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Help Help:Extension:BlogPage
  • $wgUserProfileDisplay
  • $wgBlogPageDisplay
  • createblogpost
Quarterly downloads 32 (Ranked 115th)
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The BlogPage extension allows users to create blog posts and others to vote and comment on blog posts.

New blog posts can be created via "Special:CreateBlogPost" by users who have the createblogpost user right.


The following extensions are required to be installed for this extension to work:


  • Download and move the extracted BlogPage folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/BlogPage
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'BlogPage' );
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

User rights[edit]

This extension adds one new user right, createblogpost, which allows users to create new blog posts via "Special:CreateBlogPost".

See also[edit]