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Release status: unmaintained

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Description Vector based dark skin for MediaWiki
Author(s)Template:Skin#username Abhi M Balakrishnan and Arcane21
Latest versionTemplate:Skin#version


MediaWikiTemplate:Skin#mediawiki 1.19-1.20
PHPTemplate:Skin#php 5.3
LicenseTemplate:Skin#license GPL v3
DownloadTemplate:Skin#download Google Code
Project page

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Vector based dark skin for MediaWiki

  • Customized version of Skin:VectorSkin:Vector
  • Many background images are removed.
  • Personal navigation links are moved to a drop down menu towards the right top corner.
  • Borderless design
  • The actual development started due to a user request in the now defunct MWUsers forum

Installation instructions[edit]

  • Download the zip file
  • Extract it to MediaWiki skins directory
  • Add the following line towards the end of LocalSettings.php file:
  • Find $wgDefaultSkin in LocalSettings.php file and make DarkVector as the default skin:
    $wgDefaultSkin = "darkvector";

See also[edit]