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Release status: stable
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Description Simple, clean, responsive and mobile-friendly skin
Author(s) Sophivorus
Latest version 1.6 (July 2019)
MediaWiki 1.27+
PHP 5.5+
License GNU General Public License 3.0 only
Translate the Poncho skin if it is available at
Check usage and version matrix;
Issues : Open tasks · Report a bug

Poncho is a simple, clean, responsive and mobile-friendly skin for MediaWiki.


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


Option Default Explanation
$wgPonchoSitename false Override $wgSitename on the header. Set to null when the logo contains the site name already, or set to an abbreviated version of the full site name when it's too long and breaks the mobile layout.

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