Release status: stable
|Description||Enables users to easily import files (including histories) to a wiki|
|Author(s)||Wikimedia Germany (WMDE)|
|Latest version||continuous updates|
|Compatibility policy||release branches|
|License||GNU General Public License 2.0 or later|
|Translate the FileImporter extension if it is available at translatewiki.net|
|Check usage and version matrix.|
|Issues||Open tasks · Report a bug|
The FileImporter extension provides a simple interface accepting a single URL which can be used to import files to a wiki.
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
wfLoadExtension( 'FileImporter' );
- Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
A detailed documentation of the workflow and the configuration of the extension can be found in the README.md file inside the source repository. Additionally to that there is a list of metrics data recorded to further inspect occurring problems and the usage of the extension in metrics.md.
- Central help page
- Central feedback page
- Project page on Meta
- On-wiki Configuration
- Phabricator: Build a commons extension that moves files to Commons
|This extension is being used on one or more Wikimedia projects. This probably means that the extension is stable and works well enough to be used by such high-traffic websites. Look for this extension's name in Wikimedia's CommonSettings.php and InitialiseSettings.php configuration files to see where it's installed. A full list of the extensions installed on a particular wiki can be seen on the wiki's Special:Version page.|