Release status: stable
|Description||Adds a news box below the toolbox [sic]|
|Example||Any ShoutWiki site|
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The NewsBox extension adds a news box to the left-hand sidebar, normally below the toolbox.
It works on all skins which call the SkinBuildSidebar hook — this includes all core skins (Cologne Blue, Modern, MonoBook and Vector) — as well as certain custom skins (Monaco, for example). NewsBox does not currently support the Nimbus skin.
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
wfLoadExtension( 'NewsBox' );
- Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.