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Release status: stable
Description Allows merging comparing and merging articles
Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 3.0.0-alpha
Compatibility policy For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.
MediaWiki 1.35+
Composer mediawiki/merge-articles
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
  • $wgMADraftFilePrefix
  • $wgMAUseLineByLineDiff
  • $wgMAEnableBetaFeatures
  • merge-articles
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If a page is moved to another wiki using the ContentTransfer extension, the page is saved in a special namespace in the target wiki. From there, the page can be compared and merged with the last version in the target wiki.


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

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