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MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Extended syntax
Description Adds a magic word that lets you hide the main title heading
Latest version 0.4.0 (2018-07-16)
MediaWiki 1.29+
PHP 5.5+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
Example sandbox.semantic-mediawiki.org
Quarterly downloads 71 (Ranked 75th)
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The NoTitle extension adds a magic word, __NOTITLE__, that lets you hide the main title heading on any page.


Add __NOTITLE__ behaviour switch on any pages where you want to hide the title. [1]

{{DISPLAYTITLE:newtitle}} works for any page.


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


  1. This extension will work for any skin that puts the title heading in an ‎<h1> with class="firstHeading", including the default Vector skin.

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