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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: beta
Implementation Parser extension
Description Extension for optimizing pages with a lot of media players
Author(s) (FunPLtalk)
Latest version 0.3.2 (8.07.2019)
Compatibility policy master
MediaWiki 1.32.2
PHP 7.0.0
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
  • $wgMediaLoaderLoadText
  • $wgMediaLoaderUnloadText
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Media Loader is an extension made to help optimize pages with a lot of media players and keep them tidy


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


Submit an issue at GitHub and I will be happy to help!


The extension is highly customizable at the level of CSS (Documentation coming after v1.0! If you need help contact me and I will be happy to explain!)

How it looks?[edit]

Interactive example:


Default look:


Load M-en-Contentbar.png


Unload M-en-Contentbar.png


Configuration parameters[edit]

  • $wgMediaLoaderLoadText - Text shown before the name of the file (Default: "Load " | Results in: "Load example.png")
  • $wgMediaLoaderUnloadText - Same but for the unloading process (Default: "Unload " | Results in: "Unload example.png")

More info[edit]

  • For all possibilities check out the wiki on GitHub.