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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: experimental
Implementation Page action
Description Adds visual feedback to page save, preview and changes actions.
Author(s) WikiTeq team
MediaWiki 1.35+
PHP 7.3+
Database changes No
License MIT License
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The SaveSpinner extension adds visual feedback for the Save changes, Show preview and Show changes buttons on the page edit form and FormEdit special page. While the next page is loading, it will display a very prominent spinner, informing the user that the action is in progress.

This extension was created for WikiWorks.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called SaveSpinner in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    wfLoadExtension( 'SaveSpinner' );
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
Wikiteq - logo.png This extension is professionally maintained by the WikiTeq team.