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MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: unmaintained
Implementation API
Description Enables proofreading in VisualEditor
Author(s) Ankita Kumari, Eran Rosenthal and Amir E. Aharoni, with backend by the LanguageTool developers (Ankita-kstalk)
Latest version 0.0.0
MediaWiki >= 1.31.0
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Quarterly downloads 5 (Ranked 138th)
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The LanguageTool is a MediaWiki extension that enables language proofing support in VisualEditor. It currently supports over twenty languages.


  • Download and move the extracted LanguageTool 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/LanguageTool
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'LanguageTool' );
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.