Not to be confused with Skin:MediaWikiBootstrap
MediaWiki skins manual - category
Release status: stable
Description A MediaWiki skin using Bootstrap 5
Author(s) JLTRY
Latest version 1.0.0 (2022-05-09)
MediaWiki 1.37+
License GNU General Public License 3.0
Download github release V1.0.0
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The MediaWikiBootstrap5 skin provides a skin using Bootstrap 5.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called MediaWikiBootstrap5 in your skins/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadSkin( 'MediaWikiBootstrap5' );
    $wgDefaultSkin = 'mediawikibootstrap5'; // This line makes this skin the default skin.
  • Yes Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the skin is successfully installed.

In the "composer.local.json" file set:

	"require": {        
		"twbs/bootstrap": "5.1.3",
		"components/jquery": "3.6.0"

Then run:

composer update no-dev

See also[edit]

Other skins and extensions related to the Bootstrap framework: