[Mediawiki-l] Changing default namespaces?

Tim Starling tstarling at wikimedia.org
Sat Jan 27 18:13:35 UTC 2007

Vernon Thommeret wrote:
> Is there an easy way to change the names of the default namespaces  
> and have all the existing pages migrated over? Specifically, I'd like  
> to change "Talk" to "Comments" and "User_talk" to "Wall".

I believe $wgExtraNamespaces can be used for this purpose starting with
MediaWiki 1.8.0. Something like:

$wgExtraNamspaces[NS_TALK] = 'Comments';

-- Tim Starling

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