Release status: beta
|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|
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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.