From MediaWiki.org
Jump to navigation Jump to search
MediaWiki extensions manual
OOjs UI icon advanced.svg
Release status: stable
Implementation User identity
Description Extension to automatically add Users to a NextCloud instance.
Author(s) (FoXFTWtalk)
Latest version 1.0.0
MediaWiki 1.25+
License No license specified
Translate the NextCloud extension if it is available at translatewiki.net
Check usage and version matrix.

The NextCloud automatically adds Users to a NextCloud instance. The extension will create a new user on a given NextCloud instance after the User confirmed their Mail-Address. The Extension will send the newly created Credentials to the users Mail-Address. You can optionally set a predefined group and quota the user will be added to. Please make sure that your server can send mails and that the webserver can write into the extensions log directory.


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

Configuration parameters[edit]

Required Parameters[edit]

The Url to the NextCloud Site with trailing slash.
Example: https://cloud.example.com/

Name of the Admin Account
Example: UserAdmin

Plain Text password of the Admin Account
Example: Password123

Mail address to which a User can reply to, will be set in the footer in outgoing mails
Example: cloud@example.com

Optional Parameters[edit]

The Group the user will be added to, has to be created beforehand
Example: Example Group

The Quote the user will be having, defaults zo 256M
Example: 256M

The Name of the Wiki, $wgSiteName will be used if this value is empty
Example: Example Wiki

If debugging is set to true the extension will log into a file called error.log in the log directory. Please make sure that the webserver can write into this directory!
Example: true