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MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Parser function
Description Allows to hide text using the {{#spoiler}} variable
Author(s) Tim "Telshin" Aldridge, Kris "Developaws" Blair
Latest version 2.0 (2017-10-13)
MediaWiki 1.26+
Database changes No
License MIT License

The Spoilers extension adds a spoiler tag that will hide a block of text. If you are searching for a more simple way to hide content on pages, you can be interested by Manual:Collapsible elements . The spoiler button's show/hide message can be customized for each set.

Spoilers will be hidden on page load.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called Spoilers in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'Spoilers' );
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Usage examples[edit]