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Release status: stable
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Description Two new parser hooks, ‎<loggedin> and ‎<loggedout> to show different text depending on the users' login state
Author(s) Aaron Wright
David Pean
Jack Phoenix
Latest version 1.5.0 (2015-11-20)
MediaWiki 1.39+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Example Halopedia main page (displays random avatars for anonymous users and a welcome message for registered users, achieved with the usage of ‎<loggedin> and ‎<loggedout> tags)
Quarterly downloads 3 (Ranked 141st)
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WikiTextLoggedInOut extension adds two new parser hooks, ‎<loggedin> and ‎<loggedout>. The tags will show different text depending on the users' login state.


  • Download and move the extracted WikiTextLoggedInOut 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/WikiTextLoggedInOut
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'WikiTextLoggedInOut' );
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.