Release status: experimental
|Implementation||Parser extension, User interface|
|Description||Adds meta tags to enable Twitter cards on MediaWiki.|
|Author(s)||Harsh Kothari and Kunal Mehta|
|Latest version||0.2 (2017-10-30)|
|License||GNU General Public License 2.0 or later|
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|Check usage and version matrix.|
|Issues||Open tasks · Report a bug|
The TwitterCards extension adds meta tags to enable Twitter cards on MediaWiki. It requires that the TextExtracts extension is installed.
About Twitter cards
Twitter describes this feature like this:
“Twitter cards make it possible for you to attach media experiences to Tweets that link to your content. Simply add a few lines of HTML to your webpages, and users who Tweet links to your content will have a "card" added to the Tweet that’s visible to all of their followers. It would be really nice for articles, images, videos - everything linked from Wikimedia on Twitter could have a nice little preview on Twitter. The documentation is at Twitter cards - basically it involves adding some meta tags around existing content server-side.”
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
- Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.