Extension:MyVariables

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MyVariables
Release status: stable
Implementation Variable
Description Adds new built-in variables
Author(s)
Latest version 3.4.0 (2017-07-25)
MediaWiki 1.23+
PHP 5.3+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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Hooks used
MagicWordwgVariableIDs
ParserGetVariableValueSwitch
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The MyVariables extension adds new built-in variables:

Variable Description Sample
{{CURRENTUSER}} Login of current user or the IP for anonymous users "Pastakhov" or "x.x.x.x"
{{CURRENTLOGGEDUSER}} Login of current user or empty for anonymous users "Pastakhov" or ""
{{CURRENTUSERREALNAME}} Real name of current user "Pavel Astakhov"
{{LOGO}} Path to wiki logo "/w/skins/common/images/wiki.png"
{{UUID}} Random (v4) UUID "65ba1a51-c723-4b9d-b1f3-13148d628322"
{{USERLANGUAGECODE}} Language that the user specified in the preferences "en", "en-ca", "ru", etc.

Installation[edit]

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called MyVariables in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/MyVariables/MyVariables.php";
    
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Note[edit]

  • This extension should not be confused with the Variables extension, which allows the use of variables in the computer programming sense.

See also[edit]