MediaWiki skins manual - category
Release status: unmaintained
Description Aether based skin for MediaWiki
  • Carl Schwan
Latest version 0.1 (2019-07-13)
MediaWiki 1.31
PHP 7.0
License Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0
Quarterly downloads 11 (Ranked 31st)
Public wikis using 6 (Ranked 145th)
Public wikis using as default skin 5
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Aether is a MediaWiki skin developed by KDE for KDE's wikis.


  • Dark mode using the new CSS media query: prefers-color-scheme: dark
  • Modern design
  • Responsive layout


  • Clone and place the file(s) in a directory called aether in your skins/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadSkin( 'aether' );
    You must run "composer install" to download the various dependencies before this Skin will be loadable.
  • Yes Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the skin is successfully installed.

Known bugs[edit]

  • KDE logo is hardcoded, same with footer information.

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