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This page is a translated version of the page Skin:Vector and the translation is 28% complete.
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This skin comes with MediaWiki 1.17 and above. Thus you do not have to download it again. However, you still need to follow the other instructions provided.
MediaWiki佈景主題手冊 - 分類
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發行狀態: 穩定版
相容性方針 Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backwards compatible.
Composer mediawiki/vector-skin
許可協議 GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Vagrant role vector
Issues : Open tasks · Report a bug


近年嚟,呢款外觀發生咗好大變化,例如切換到Mustache 並且添加咗新功能。

In 2021, as part of the MediaWiki 1.36-1.38 releases it will see incremental updates as part of the work done by the Reading/Web/Desktop Improvements initiative. At the end of the project, the 2010 version and 2021 versions will be split into two separate skins.


  • If using Vagrant , install with vagrant roles enable vector -p

Manual installation

  • 下載文件,將佢擺落你skins/文件夾嘅Vector目錄入面。
  • 將下面嘅代碼添加落你LocalSettings.php嘅底部:
wfLoadSkin( 'Vector' );
  • Yes Done - 喺你嘅wiki上打開Special:Version,確認佈景主題已經安裝成功。

對於使用MediaWiki 1.24或更舊版本嘅用户:

上面嘅説明介紹嘅係從MediaWiki 1.25之後,用wfLoadSkin()安裝佈景主題嘅新方法。 如果需要喺早期版本中安裝呢款佈景主題,請唔好用wfLoadSkin( 'Vector' );,應該用:

require_once "$IP/skins/Vector/Vector.php";



A default skin should be set for new users of a wiki by setting the variable $wgDefaultSkin in LocalSettings.php to the lowercase skin name specified in the skin file:

$wgDefaultSkin = 'vector';
// uncomment the following line to restore "classic" Vector appearance.
// $wgVectorDefaultSkinVersion = '1';



Watch and unwatch as an icon rather than a link.

  • Supported Values:
    • trueuse an icon watch/unwatch button
    • falseuse watch/unwatch text link
$wgVectorUseIconWatch = true;

wgVectorResponsive (< 1.36)

MediaWiki version:

實驗性選項,可以令Vector適應手機嘅響應式外觀。 仲未喺生產環境下進行過測試或應用,但係默認情況下相對穩定。選項默認為false。

  • Supported Values:
    • true — 使用響應能力嚟改善狹窄視圖中嘅可用性
    • false — 無響應能力

Note as of 1.36 this experimental feature flag no longer works in the default Vector skin. Those looking for a responsive Vector skin can use #New Vector skin in 1.36+ at their own risk.

wgVectorPrintLogo (< 1.36, removed in 1.36)

MediaWiki version:

打印樣式內使用嘅圖標。 Keys are 'url', 'width', 'height' (in pixels). Note that this solution only works correctly if the image pointed to by 'url' is an SVG that does not specify width and height attributes, or its width and height match the corresponding variables below. Alternatively, a PNG or other type of image can be used, but its dimensions also need to match the corresponding variable below. That in turn may result in blurry images, though.

In 1.36, please use Manual:$wgLogos

$wgVectorPrintLogo = [
	'url' => '',
	'width' => 174,
	'height' => 27


  • 減少混亂感(主要透過減少螢幕上嘅文字行數)
  • 搜索欄嘅位置更為顯眼
  • Visual separation of the content-action and namespace links, the former of which being divided into view tabs and action menu items
  • Automatic increase/decrease of margins throughout the user interface based on browser size
  • Use of a star icon for watch and unwatch actions
Added features of the Vector extension (some of these features have later been merged into the Vector skin or into the MediaWiki Core or have been removed)
  • Simplified search portal, including suggestions
  • Collapsible navigation portals
  • Alert when leaving an edit page without saving
  • Automatic hiding of tabs that do not fit on screen
Experimental Vector extension features
  • Simplified footer content
  • Search box expands on focus
  • Section edit links are moved to be directly next to heading instead of on the right, and use an icon
CollapsibleNav support via CollapsibleVector extension


Collapsible navigation

The collapsible navigation portals are now provided by the CollapsibleVector extension which will have to be installed additionally.

Smartphone and tablet design

Vector will work on many mobile devices, but it is not fully optimized for mobile devices. This will be rectified in the new version of Vector that is currently in development: #New_Vector_skin_in_1.36+_2.

History of the skin

Vector became default skin in 2010 (MediaWiki 1.17 , git #2833b07a), succeeding MonoBook. It had been created in 2009 as part of the work done by the Wikipedia Usability Initiative . In 2021, as part of the MediaWiki 1.36 release it will see an update as part of the work done by the Reading/Web/Desktop Improvements initiative.

Vector provides a number of usability improvements over its predecessor MonoBook. It was the first skin to separate the flat level content_actions into the categorized content_navigation.

At the beginning the basic functionality was included in the core skin, while some of Vector's special features were handled by a separate extension (Extension:Vector ). The extension has since been merged into the skin itself.

Dark mode customizations

Many solutions relying on MediaWiki:Common.css exist to support a dark version of the skin, including Skin:Vector/Wikipedia-userstyle-dark-minimum. An alternative skin to Vector exists that allows you to install as a separate skin at Skin:DarkVector.

Note all of these are supported by third parties, not the Wikimedia Foundation.

See also

New Vector skin in 1.36+

MediaWiki version:

In MediaWiki 1.36 a new variant of Vector was added as part of Reading/Web/Desktop Improvements . While available to use, this is not actively supported for 3rd parties at the time of writing and used at your own risk. Official support for this skin should be added as part of the 1.38 release.


MediaWiki version:

To preview the new skin, in 1.36-1.38 you can use the following configuration:

$wgVectorResponsive = true;
$wgVectorDefaultSkinVersion = '2';