Skin:Modern

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Modern

Release status: stable

Dantman-Skin-modern.png
MediaWiki no longer built in since 1.24+
License GPLv2+
Download
Example https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?useskin=modern

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

Check usage and version matrix;

Issues:

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Modern is one of the skins bundled with MediaWiki by default. It was created in 2008 by (commit). It was derived from the MonoBook skin.

Uses[edit]

It's been available as user option on Wikimedia wikis since its first version. It was also the default skin for the Toolserver wiki until it was shut down in 2015.

Installation[edit]

This skin is included in the MediaWiki download tarball. You only need to install it separately if you installed MediaWiki using a different method.

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

Bundled[edit]

In MediaWiki 1.23 and earlier, the Modern skin was maintained within the MediaWiki core repository. In MediaWiki 1.24MediaWiki 1.24, along with other default skin, it was separated from core to its own repository. It remains bundled with MediaWiki by default.