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Random Root Page

Release status: stable

Implementation Special page
Description Special page which fetches a random root page
Author(s) Hojjat, Sam Reed
Latest version 1.1 (2008-08-26)
MediaWiki 1.10+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later

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The Random Root Page extension allows to display of a random root page. The regular Special:Random is not suitable for wikis (such as Wikibooks) which use a subpage hierarchy. This extension can be used as a substitute (so, for example, it can be used to show "random books" in Wikibooks, instead of random pages).

Installation[edit | edit source]

Download the extension and save the files in a folder named Randomrootpage under your extensions folder. Then add a line to LocalSettings.phpManual:LocalSettings.php like:


See also[edit | edit source]