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Release status: stable
BlueSpice Mediawiki Extension WatchList.png
Description Improves on standard MediaWiki watchlist functionality
Author(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Maintainer(s) Hallo Welt! GmbH
Latest version 3.2 (2021-03-16)
Compatibility policy Follows the MediaWiki version lifecycle. Master is not backwards compatible.
MediaWiki 1.31 (LTS)
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
Download See BlueSpice on SourceForge
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Translate the WatchList extension if it is available at translatewiki.net

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WatchList provides different views of the watchlist entries in multiple places of the wiki.

Usage / features[edit]

The watchlist has the following additional functions:

  • The UserSidebar shows entries from a user's own watchlist.
  • An overlay dialog window provides a quick view of the watchlist. From here, users can delete articles from their watchlist or jump to the version comparison for unviewed changes.
  • A view of the watchlist can be included in the page content (tag-based). Example: <bs:watchlist count="10" maxtitlelength="50"/>
  • Discussion pages are implicitly watched by MW. These implicit entries do not appear in the list. But a discussion page can be added explicitly.
  • Long titles are truncated.

External links[edit]

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This extension was originally made for BlueSpice. BlueSpice is a MediaWiki distribution for enterprises and organizations. It enhances MediaWiki, in particular in the areas of quality management, process support, administration, editing and security.

You can download this extension with BlueSpice free.

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