Available from version 1.5.0
Before the form on Special:Contributions
Define function:
public static function onSpecialContributionsBeforeMainOutput( int $id, User $user, SpecialPage $special ) { ... }
Attach hook: In extension.json:
	"Hooks": {
		"SpecialContributionsBeforeMainOutput": "MediaWiki\\Extension\\MyExtension\\Hooks::onSpecialContributionsBeforeMainOutput"
Called from: File(s): SpecialContributions.php
Interface: SpecialContributionsBeforeMainOutputHook.php

For more information about attaching hooks, see Manual:Hooks .
For examples of extensions using this hook, see Category:SpecialContributionsBeforeMainOutput extensions.


  • $id: User ID number, only provided for backwards-compatability
  • $user: User object contributions are being fetched for (1.23+, added in Gerrit change 103090)
  • $special: SpecialPage instance, provides context (1.23+, added in Gerrit change 103090)
Since 1.16, the return value is checked, returning false will stop normal output (bug 22051).