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Release status: beta
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Description Generates soundex codes with <soundex></soundex> tag
Author(s) Kurt M. Weber (Kmwebertalk)
Latest version 0.1 (2008-09-18)
License GPL
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This extension adds a <soundex></soundex> tag to enable generation of Soundex codes from within MediaWiki. It is essentially just a wrapper for PHP's built-in soundex() function.


To generate a soundex code, simply place the name between <soundex></soundex> tags. For instance,


will generate



There is only one file, Soundex.php. Simply create a Soundex directory in your extensions directory and place the Soundex.php file there, then add the following to your LocalSettings.php :