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Release status: beta

Implementation Tag
Description Lets you insert a button to copy text to clipboard
Author(s) Nischay Nahata (Nischayn22talk)
Latest version 0.2.0 (2014-03-31)
MediaWiki 1.18+
PHP 5.3+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
Example snapshot.png
  • $wgClippy
* <clippy>
Hooks used

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The CopyToClipboard extension lets you put a button to copy text to clipboard.

Note Note: This extension uses Flash 9 and above.


<clippy show="true">TextToCopy</clippy>

Here "TextToCopy" denotes the text to be copied and displayed.

The attribute show is optional. Set it to true if the text is to be displayed as well.


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

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