MediaWiki skins manual - category
Release status: stable
Description A responsive skin developed for various Scratch Wikis
Author(s) Kenny2scratch
Compatibility policy Master maintains backwards compatibility.
MediaWiki 1.35+
PHP 5.5+ (However MediaWiki 1.35 requires PHP 7.3.19+)
License MIT License
README on GitHub
Example Scratch Wiki
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This skin is not compatible with VisualEditor.

ScratchWikiSkin2 is a responsive skin developed for the various Scratch Wikis.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called ScratchWikiSkin2 in your skins/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadSkin( 'ScratchWikiSkin2' );
  • Yes Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the skin is successfully installed.


To use this skin, you may need to make modifications to the code base, potentially forking it, as permittable by the code's software license.

  • The Scratch logo in the navbar can be customized with $wgLogos['wordmark'].
  • The footer links are intended to mimic the Scratch website, and thus are not meant to be removed. However they can be disabled by adding additional CSS to MediaWiki:Scratchwikiskin2.css, and their text (but not URLs) is controlled by MediaWiki:Scratchwikiskin-footer-*.