Release status: stable
|MediaWiki||Whatever SocialProfile requires|
|License||GNU General Public License 2.0 or later|
|Download||Available as a part of Extension:SocialProfile|
|Example||Fish Hooks Wiki (while logged in)|
|Translate the UserWelcome extension if it is available at translatewiki.net|
|Check usage and version matrix.|
|Issues||Open tasks · Report a bug|
UserWelcome extension adds
<welcomeUser/> parser hook that displays user-specific social info to the user on the page where a
<welcomeUser/> tag is present. The extension will display the number of new user board messages, gifts, awards, friend and foe requests and the amount of points required to advance into the next level.
Note: You need to have SocialProfile installed and configured properly before installing this extension, since this requires parts of SocialProfile extension and is not meant to be used standalone.
UserWelcome extension works well with WikiTextLoggedInOut extension. For example, if you have these extensions and RandomUsersWithAvatars extension installed alongside SocialProfile, you could add the following code to your wiki's main page to show random avatars to anonymous users and user-specific social info to logged-in users:
<loggedout><randomuserswithavatars count=15 row=5/></loggedout> <loggedin><welcomeUser/></loggedin>
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
wfLoadExtension( 'SocialProfile/UserWelcome' );
- Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
To users running MediaWiki 1.28 or earlier:
The instructions above describe the new way of installing this extension using
wfLoadExtension() If you need to install this extension on these earlier versions (MediaWiki 1.28 and earlier), instead of
wfLoadExtension( 'SocialProfile/UserWelcome' );, you need to use: