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MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: experimental
Implementation Special page
Author(s) Martin Urbanec, Sergio Gimeno, Cynthia Simiyu
MediaWiki >= 1.42.0
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
  • $wgCommunityConfigurationValidators
  • $wgCommunityConfigurationBugReportingToolURL
  • $wgCommunityConfigurationProviders
  • $wgCommunityConfigurationStores
  • $wgCommunityConfigurationProviderClasses
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The CommunityConfiguration extension provides a mechanism for communities to configure the exposed settings from extensions installed in a wiki.

Current status is under development. See more information about the project in Community configuration 2.0.


  • Download and move the extracted CommunityConfiguration 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/CommunityConfiguration
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'CommunityConfiguration' );
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.


The following terms are used across technical documentation and Phabricator issues. However they are not definitive and subject to change.

  • Configuration variable/option/setting: A specific piece of configuration
  • Configuration page: A place to store the configuration in; as of now, it is a JSON page in the MediaWiki namespace
  • Schema: Defines what variables can be present in a configuration page and the format of the variables
  • Editing form: An HTML form that allows to modify the configuration of a registered provider
  • Configuration provider: Consists of a configuration page and matching schema.

Configuration parameters[edit]

Configuration settings in extension.json
parameter default comment
$wgCommunityConfigurationBugReportingTool null The URL to use for links targetting the bug report tool for the extension

See also[edit]