HTML restriction

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MediaWiki restricts the use of HTML by default. Only some HTML elements and attributes are allowed. Raw-HTML sections, surrounded by the "html" tag, can be enabled with the option $wgRawHtml . The code is available at includes/parser/Sanitizer.php.

The Wikimedia Foundation's internal website allows full use of HTML. Their other websites (see complete list here) do not. A request to allow full use of HTML was rejected in 2005.

There are several extensions that allow for the inclusion of raw HTML. Here are the extensions that appear to be safe: