MediaWiki skins manual - category
Release status: unmaintained
MediaWiki 1.25+ <1.37.0
License MIT License
Example Example on MediaWiki Skins Wiki, Wikimedia Skins Lab
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2018 is a proof of concept MediaWiki skin designed to provide a clean, modern and unobtrusive reading environment, promote readability through page layout and type, enhance the reading experience by providing context and supplementary tools, be fully accessible to users with visual or motor impairment and render properly on a broad range of user agents.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called 2018 in your skins/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadSkin( '2018' );
  • Yes Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the skin is successfully installed.

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