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Extension:ID Generator

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The Professional Wiki team maintains this extension professionally.
Professional Wiki provides official support for MediaWiki LTS releases only. It may work with other MediaWiki releases.
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ID Generator
Release status: stable
Description Provides a parser function to generate unique incremental numeric IDs
Author(s) Jeroen De Dauwtalk
Maintainer(s) Professional Wiki
Latest version 1.0.0 (2020-01-27)
Compatibility policy For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.
MediaWiki 1.31+
PHP 7.1+
Database changes No
Composer professional-wiki/id-generator
License BSD 3-clause "Modified" License
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The ID Generator extension provides a minimalistic sequential numeric ID generation function.

The wikitext {{#next_number:}} outputs 1 the first time it is used, then 2, etc.

Installable and usable without running the update.php maintenance script. Created as alternative to the IDProvider extension since it cannot be installed via Composer and moreover requires an extra database table.

View usage documentation