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Release status: stable
Implementation User interface
Description Allows a wikifarm to override messages from another wiki.
Author(s) Kunal Mehta (Legoktmtalk)
Latest version 0.0.1
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
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The CommonMessages extension allows a wikifarm to override messages from another wiki.


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