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Extension: BlueSpiceInterWikiLinks

Description: Administration interface for adding, editing and deleting interwiki links.
State: stable Dependency: BlueSpice
Developer: HalloWelt License: GPL v3 only
Type: BlueSpice Category: Administration
Edition: BlueSpice free, BlueSpice pro, BlueSpice Farm, BlueSpice Cloud


The extension InterWikiLinks simplifies linking to other wikis. Through this extension, administrators can create the abbreviations for different extenal wikis using a special page.

Usage / features

This extension provides the following functionality:

  • acces to the page Special:InterWikiLinks
  • add new interwikilinks
  • delete interwikilink entries
  • assign URLs to interwiki link entries
  • sort entries
  • export entries

Technical information

Interwikilinks are saved in the Mediawiki table interwiki. An Interwikilink essentially consists of assigning a link name (prefix) to an URL. Keep in mind that the link name must be only one word.


This extension offers no configurations.

Rights (permissions)

Users must have the interwiki-viewspecialpage permission to view the list of interwiki links. This permission is by default assigned to the roles editor, admin, and maintenanceadmin. To edit the list, users need wikiadmin permissions. This permission is by default assigned to the roles admin and maintenanceadmin.


InterWikiLinks requires BlueSpiceFoundation.

More info

For detailed description and usage, visit our help page.


Try inserting interwiki links in our BlueSpiceDemo.