Skin:Material

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Material

Release status: experimental

Screenshot-skin-material.png
Description The Material Design language created by Google, captured in MediaWiki software
Author(s)
Latest version

1.3.1 (22 November 2016)

MediaWiki 1.26.x+
License GPLv3
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README
Example View example

Translate the Material skin if it is available at translatewiki.net

Check usage and version matrix;

Issues:

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Material is a skin currently in development, based on the Material Design language created by Google.

Download[edit]

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

You can also git clone the project:

git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/skins/Material

Features[edit]

Current features[edit]

In development features[edit]

These are mostly nice-to-have features, which might or might not end up getting implemented.

  • Sidebar:
    • Collapsible modules inside sidebar.
    • Each label has a corresponding icon so the meaning of the action can be interpreted easier.
    • Retractable sidebar, which can be toggled with a menu icon. The state will be saved when a user goes to a new page and can be set by the user.
  • Skin that scales appropriately to device resolutions
  • Extension support for:
  • Page title that is affixed to the header upon scrolling down
  • Easy color theming via modifiable CSS classes: (not currently implemented yet)
    • .mw-material-color-primary
    • .mw-material-color-secondary

See also[edit]