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Release status: stable

Description Provides a skin using Twitter Bootstrap 3
Author(s)Template:Skin#username Stephan Gambke (F.trotttalk)
Latest versionTemplate:Skin#version

1.7.1 (2018-05-10)

MediaWikiTemplate:Skin#mediawiki 1.22+
PHPTemplate:Skin#php 5.3+
Composer mediawiki/chameleon-skin
LicenseTemplate:Skin#license GPL-3.0-or-later
README on GitHub
Changelog on GitHub

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Chameleon is a highly customizable MediaWiki skin that uses Twitter Bootstrap 3.

It currently provides five different layouts to chose from. Each layout is defined in an XML file and as such easily adaptable to your needs.


The documentation is available on GitHub.

  1. Installation, Update, De-Installation
  2. Customization
  3. Release Notes
  4. Testing
  5. How to contribute
  6. Credits
  7. Contact

Further resources


Live examples[edit]

For many more examples see Chameleon's page on WikiApiary

See also[edit]

Other skins and extensions based on Bootstrap:

  • BootstrapComponents extension that lets editors utilize bootstrap components inside wiki markup