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Release status: stable
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Implementation MyWiki , Notify, Page action , Skin , Ajax
Description MediaWiki distribution for business needs.
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Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 3.1.6 (2020-05-14)
MediaWiki 1.31+
Database changes Yes
License GNU General Public License 3.0
Download Official BlueSpice download page

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Example (en), (de)
Translate the BlueSpice extension
Issues Open tasks · Report a bug

BlueSpice is a MediaWiki enterprise distribution. It enhances MediaWiki, in particular in the following areas: quality management, process support, administration, editing and security.

BlueSpice allows users to edit tables with a WYSIWYG-editor, dialogues simplify the integration of links, categories, pictures and files. Thanks to the user administration and the wiki preferences the administration of the wiki is done quickly. A news blog can keep your wiki up-to-date.

BlueSpice is used worldwide as a platform for collaborative knowledge management, as a knowledge base in customer support and as an uncomplicated tool for documentation and handbooks. It can be extended with a multitude of business features so that BlueSpice can implement comprehensive Enterprise 2.0 solutions.


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Visual Editing

Editing articles is made very simple with the visual editor.
Inserting pictures, documents and categories is also made easy with the assistants.

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Navigation & Search

Search quickly in titles, in full text, categories, namespaces and attached files (Office, PDF).
Filter the search results via facets at the press of a button. The fully revised navigation concept gives you an overall view, more room for content and enables adding individual design.

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Process Support & Quality Management

Layout articles uniformly, nominate reviewers and assign articles to specific editors: BlueSpice helps you maintain your content.

  • What was the last change and who made it?
  • To which categories does the article belong?

BlueSpice provides you with all this information at a glance.

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Perfect Administration & Permissions Management

Connect your MediaWiki centrally to your LDAP server or Active Directory. BlueSpice makes the administration of the whole wiki, and that of users, groups and namespaces simple via an easy to use backend.

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Communication & Feedback

Additional discussion and blog functionalities, a timeline and notification system support editorial processes.

Find even more features in the List of Extensions


BlueSpice is distributed in three editions:

  • BlueSpice free is the free version for an entry level solution for businesses. It provides a functional added value for wiki admins and users.
  • BlueSpice pro is the business-critical solution with comprehensive functionalities, a growing number of available extensions and long-term support – Updates and Patches are also included. It is available as BlueSpice pro Cloud and On Premises.
  • BlueSpice farm is a scalable solution for creating and managing multiple wikis on one server.


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