[Mediawiki-l] Using themes / templates

Daniel Friesen lists at nadir-seen-fire.com
Wed Sep 14 21:46:10 UTC 2011

No you would write a skin.
See core skin implementations in skins/
We sort of have documentation but our manual on skinning is absolute
garbage. The Skin system isn't all that great till at least 1.18 (though
it is usable).

~Daniel Friesen (Dantman, Nadir-Seen-Fire) [http://daniel.friesen.name]

On 11-09-14 02:40 PM, Eric K wrote:
> Sorry if this is a newbie question. I've not done my research.
> If I want to drastically change the appearance and have new types of navigation on the site and what not, I think I can do that but I need to update that template or theme every time there's an update to the Mediawiki software - this is what I had learned a while ago but it may not be true any longer.
> Or is there an easier way to plugin a theme and have it work even after updates? Is this the right thing to check out?
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Theme
> Erik

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