Release status: stable
|other (invalid type)
|Used to communicate analytic information for WMF to logging infrastructure
|Ori Livneh (ATDTtalk)
|GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
|7 (Ranked 142nd)
|Public wikis using
|844 (Ranked 304th)
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The XAnalytics extension is used on Wikimedia wikis to communicate analytic information from MediaWiki to Wikimedia's logging infrastructure. See wikitech:X-Analytics for more details.
You probably do not want to use this extension on your own wiki. If you do want to use it, its only useful if you also set up all the logging infrastructure that Wikimedia has.
- Download and move the extracted
XAnalyticsfolder to your
Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:
git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/XAnalytics
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
wfLoadExtension( 'XAnalytics' );
- Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.
This extension adds a custom hook named XAnalyticsSetHeader, which is given parameters OutputPage $out and Array &$headerItems. Other extensions can use this to add additional items to the X-Analytics header.
|This extension is being used on one or more Wikimedia projects. This probably means that the extension is stable and works well enough to be used by such high-traffic websites. Look for this extension's name in Wikimedia's CommonSettings.php and InitialiseSettings.php configuration files to see where it's installed. A full list of the extensions installed on a particular wiki can be seen on the wiki's Special:Version page.