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MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Special page , User identity
Description Adds support for multiple email addresses
Author(s) Mainframe98talk
Compatibility policy Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki >=1.42.0
Database changes Yes
Tables user_secondary_email
License MIT License
Quarterly downloads 1 (Ranked 135th)
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The MultiMail extension adds support for multiple email addresses.


  • Download and move the extracted MultiMail 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/MultiMail
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'MultiMail' );
  • 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.

User rights[edit]

  • multimail - Permits access to the special page. It is granted to everyone by default, but the special page requires that any user that uses it is logged-in, similar to Special:Preferences.


MediaWiki version:

MultiMail supports $wgVirtualDomainsMapping . It can be configured using the key virtual-multimail. If you use $wgSharedTables , you do not need to configure $wgVirtualDomainsMapping .

Configuration parameters[edit]

  • $wgMultiMailDB (removed in 1.41) - This is the name of the database where the user_secondary_email table will be stored. If you use $wgSharedTables , this can be left at its default value.