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MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Skin , MyWiki , Hook
Description Add button with link to a donation page
Author(s) WikiMANNia (WikiForMenDiskussion)
Latest version 1.5.1 (2023-12-06)
MediaWiki 1.35+
PHP 7.3.19+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
  • $wgDonateButton
  • $wgDonateButtonURL

The DonateButton extension allows a custom addition of a button with link to a donation page to a wikis sidebar . The button image is automatically adapted according to the language selection.


Install the extension and upload to the wiki a file as specified in $wgDonateButtonFilename. By entering * donatebutton in the MediaWiki:Sidebar , the button can be placed individually.


  • Die Erweiterung herunterladen und die Datei(en) in ein Verzeichnis namens DonateButton im Ordner extensions/ ablegen.
  • Folgenden Code am Ende Ihrer LocalSettings.php -Datei hinzufügen:
    wfLoadExtension( 'DonateButton' );
  • Yes Done – Zu Special:Version in dem Wiki (bei Einstellung auf deutsch nach Spezial:Version) navigieren, um die erfolgreiche Installierung der Erweiterung zu überprüfen.

Configuration options

Enable the DonateButton. Default is false.

$wgDonateButton = true;

An image with this name should be uploaded on each wiki of your wikifarm.

  • Specify the link to a donation page.
$wgDonateButtonURL = "https://example.org/yourdonationpage.php?lang=";

The link is automatically completed by the code of the language selected by the user or alternatively by the $wgLanguageCode variable.

Siehe auch


  • Branch REL1_25 works from REL1_25 and has been tested up to MediaWiki version REL1_37 .
  • Branch REL1_35 works from REL1_35 and has been tested up to MediaWiki version REL1_40 .
  • Configuration of a donation link in Skin Minerva Neue .
  • Version 1.5 has some Refactoring:
    Changed “configuration schema”, replaced manifest version 1 with version 2 and changed the prefix of the configuration variables from default to wm.
    Replaced class “DonateButtonHooks” (extends “Hooks”) with class implements interfaces.
  • Tested with: 1.35.13, 1.39.5, 1.40.1