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MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: experimental
Author(s) Stephane Bisson (Sbisson (WMF)talk)
MediaWiki >= 1.41.0
Database changes Yes
Tables inbox_email
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
  • $wgInboxSkipRegularEmail
  • $wgInboxHideProductionWarningBanner
  • $wgInboxEnabled
Quarterly downloads 5 (Ranked 129th)
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Issues Open tasks · Report a bug

Inbox allows a user to see all emails that MediaWiki has sent to them on a single page, Special:Inbox.

Warning Warning: This extension should only be used for development or testing of email-related features and should never be installed on a production or public wiki.


  • Download and move the extracted Inbox folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/Inbox
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'Inbox' );
  • Run the update script which will automatically create the necessary database tables that this extension needs.
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.