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Release status: beta
Implementation Notify
Description Notify users of their eligibility for the Wikipedia Library when they cross the edit count and account age thresholds
Author(s) Kavitha Muthu, Roan Kattouw
Latest version 1.0.0 (Continuous updates)
Compatibility policy Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backwards compatible.
PHP 5.6+
MediaWiki 1.36 Not formally tested
MediaWiki 1.34 Not formally tested
MediaWiki 1.32 Not formally tested
Database changes No
License MIT License
  • $wgTwlSendNotifications
  • $wgTwlUserPrimaryUrl
  • $wgTwlEditCount
  • $wgTwlRegistrationDays
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The TheWikipediaLibrary extension is used by Wikimedia Foundation sites to notify users when they have become eligible for the Wikipedia Library program. The notification is sent upon the user's 500th edit (using their global edit count), or upon the user's first edit after their account is six months old.



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