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This page is a translated version of the page Skin:Alexandria and the translation is 33% complete.
MediaWiki skins manual - category
Release status: stable
Author(s) Jdlrobson
MediaWiki 1.37+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Example Wikimedia Skins Lab
Public wikis using 4 (Ranked 187th)
Public wikis using as default skin 0
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Alexandria is a skin based on the Open Library. It is the first MediaWiki skin fully built in Vue.js using Mustache as a compatibility layer. It contains an experimental progressive web app mode that allows for API driven article renders.


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