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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: beta
Implementation Special page
Description A one page solution to find links to all popular reliable sources
Author(s) Srikar Kashyap Pulipaka and team at KL University (Strike Eagletalk)
MediaWiki 1.27+
License No license specified
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The FindRefs extension creates a special page (Special:FindRefs) that can be used to find references easily. Displays the list of many popular reliable sources and the user can click any link they wish.


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

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