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MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation Special page , MyWiki
Description Allows to quickly add all subpages of a page to the users' watchlist
Author(s) Prodtalk
Latest version 2.4.1 (2020-12-13)
MediaWiki 1.32+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Example StrategyWiki
Quarterly downloads 0
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Issues Open tasks · Report a bug

WatchSubpages extension allows a user to add all subpages of a page quickly to their watchlist.


  • Download and move the extracted WatchSubpages folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/WatchSubpages
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'WatchSubpages' );
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

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