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MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Parser extension , Parser function
Description YAML database extension allows for key/value storage and retrieval
Author(s) I Heart Engineering
Latest version 0.1 (2012-10-09)
MediaWiki 1.36 Not formally tested
MediaWiki 1.34 Not formally tested
MediaWiki 1.32 Not formally tested
Database changes No
License BSD 3-clause "Modified" License

Check usage and version matrix.

The YAML extension does allows data storage in YAML files. This allows for fast key/value storage and retrieval.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called YAML in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/YAML/YAML.php";
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.