Release status: beta
|Description||Enables global (shared between wikis) user pages on a wiki farm.|
|Author(s)||Jack Phoenix, Kunal Mehta|
|Latest version||0.11.0 (2015-02-06)|
|License||GNU General Public License 3.0 or later|
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GlobalUserPage enables global (shared between wikis) user pages on a wiki farm.
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
wfLoadExtension( 'GlobalUserPage' );
- Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
Using this extension comes with a few security risks. You must absolutely trust the central wiki and its admins, as they can easily insert raw HTML into your wiki, opening up XSS holes and other bad things.
$wgGlobalUserPageAPIUrl is the URL to the central wiki's
api.php. This URL is internally used to fetch the global user page's text.
$wgGlobalUserPageCacheExpiry controls how long to cache the rendered HTML for; the default is
60 * 60 * 24 * 7 (one week). The HTML is usually invalidated upon editing, but this is a worst case fallback.
$wgGlobalUserPageDBname is the name of the database where global user page data is stored, i.e. usually this should be set to the same value as
$wgGlobalUserPageFooterKey message key to add as a footer to the bottom of global user pages, or false if no footer should be added.
$wgGlobalUserPageTimeout Timeout for internal API requests, to use
$wgHTTPTimeout set this to the string "default".
|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.|