Statistics about extensions

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This page collects some statistics about MediaWiki extensions: number of extensions and their quality.

Statistics[edit]

Number of extensions: (as of 11 August 2016)

  • 719 distributed by ExtensionDistributor
  • 2000 (about) extensions categorised on MediaWiki.org (category All extensions; it seems there are not too much other pages, the raw number if 2286)
  • 7000 (about) extensions categorised on WikiApiary.com (category Extension; it seems there are not too much other pages, the raw number is 7661)
  • 3380 extensions on MediaWiki.org (pages in Extensions: namespace, which are not a subpage but possibly a redirect; 7635 pages grand total, subpages and redirects included)

Extension quality: (as of 11 August 2016)

  • 153 extensions used in production on Wikimedia websites
  • 869 extensions considered stable by the community and/or their authors
  • 792 extensions announced in beta version by the community and/or their authors
  • 258 extensions considered as experimental by the community and/or their authors
  • 219 extensions which were stable but are now unmaintained
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  • 532 extensions archived, i.e. no more maintained since a long time
  • 88 extensions with known vulnerabilities, out of which 57 have been deleted from the MediaWiki.org website

Old statistics[edit]

2015-02-13[edit]

Number of extensions: (as of 13 February 2015)

  • 719 distributed by ExtensionDistributor
  • 2000 (about) extensions categorised on MediaWiki.org (category All extensions; it seems there are not too much other pages, the raw number if 2263)
  • 6000 (about) extensions categorised on WikiApiary.com (category Extension; it seems there are not too much other pages, the raw number is 6573)
  • 3132 extensions on MediaWiki.org (pages in Extensions: namespace, which are not a subpage but possibly a redirect; 6222 pages grand total, subpages and redirects included)

Extension quality: (as of 13 February 2015)

  • 146 extensions used in production on Wikimedia websites
  • 827 extensions considered stable by the community and/or their authors
  • 868 extensions announced in beta version by the community and/or their authors
  • 247 extensions considered as experimental by the community and/or their authors
  • 109 extensions which were stable but are now unmaintained
  • 327 extensions archived, i.e. no more maintained since a long time
  • 81 extensions with known vulnerabilities, out of which 56 have been deleted from the MediaWiki.org website

Statistics sources and methodology[edit]