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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: experimental
Description Maintain multiple Watchlist (called WatchGroup)
Author(s) Bagariavivektalk
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
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Check usage and version matrix.


  1. Download it and place the files under $IP/extensions.
  2. Add to the end of LocalSettings.php:
  3. Installation can now be verified through Special:Version on your wiki

This Extension allows user to maintain multiple watchlist. This is on development stage.

Current Functions[edit]

  1. Create/Remove WatchGroups.
  2. Add/Remove pages to WatchGroups. For example www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?action=watchgroup&groupname=MyGroup, will add the page to "My Group".
  3. Copy users Watchlist to a WatchGroup.
  4. API to access WatchGroups.

To be developed in few days[edit]

  1. Change the preference of each WatchGroup
  2. APIs to access pages in a particular group

Types of WatchGroups[edit]

Vivek 1.JPG

Currently planned UI[edit]