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Release status: stable
BlueSpice MediaWiki Extension SaferEdit.png
Description It saves the article automatically while you are editing at predetermined intervals
Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Maintainer(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 4.1 (2022-01-19)
Compatibility policy For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.
MediaWiki 1.35 (LTS)
Database changes Yes
Composer bluespice/saferedit
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
Example en.demo.bluespice.com
  • $wgSaferEditInterval
  • $wgSaferEditShowNameOfEditingUser
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SaferEdit automatically saves a page at predetermined intervals while users are in edit mode.

Usage / features[edit]

  • Built-in browser confirmation dialog when leaving a page without unsaved changes.
  • Automatic recovery versions of the canges are kept unless the user explicitely cancelled the changes.
  • Notification banner if a user has been editing the page in the meantime.

External links[edit]

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This extension was originally made for BlueSpice. BlueSpice is a MediaWiki distribution for enterprises and organizations. It enhances MediaWiki, in particular in the areas of quality management, process support, administration, editing and security.

You can download this extension separately.