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Release status:Extension status stable

ImplementationTemplate:Extension#type User activity
DescriptionTemplate:Extension#description Logs Wikimedia-specific events using EventLogging.
Author(s)Template:Extension#username Ori Livneh, Matthew Flaschen
Latest versionTemplate:Extension#version 1.0 (2013-06-12)
MediaWikiTemplate:Extension#mediawiki 1.21+
PHPTemplate:Extension#php 5.3+
Database changesTemplate:Extension#needs-updatephp No
LicenseTemplate:Extension#license GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Hooks usedTemplate:Extension#hook

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The WikimediaEvents extension uses the EventLogging extension to implement Wikimedia-specific event logging jobs. The extension was previously named CoreEvents.

Events logged[edit]

This extension currently logs events for the following schemas. Please refer to the code for the most up to date version, but this list will give you an idea of the kind of events which are logged via WikimediaEvents.


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