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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: beta
Implementation Media
Description Checks if the fields "Description" and "License" are filled when uploading a file
Author(s) Martin Strecker (MaStrtalk)
Latest version 1.0 (2013-08-29)
MediaWiki 1.21+
Database changes No
License GPL
Download See the code

  • $wgUploadNavigationUrl
  • $hideWarning
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The UploadCheck extension checks if the fields "Description" and "License" are filled when uploading a file.


  • Copy the code and place the file(s) in a directory called UploadCheck in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/UploadCheck/UploadCheck.php";
    $wgUploadNavigationUrl = "{$wgScriptPath}/index.php?title=Special:UploadCheck";
    $hideWarning = true; // optional
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

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