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WikiEditor Extension : OfflineExtension

OfflineExtension is an extension for WikiToLearn that will add offline support to the current Wiki Editor.


This extension notifies the user, his/her's internet connectivity status and if submitted while offline, will parse Wikitext to HTML and then renders it.


  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called OfflineExtension in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
require_once "$IP/extensions/OfflineExtension/OfflineExtension.php";

Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

WikiText tags supported

Wikitext is written in a lightweight markup language with specific syntax rules. The tags supported by the Offline Extension can be found here .

MediaWiki Documentation

MediaWiki Documentation of OfflineExtension can be found here .

Known Issues

  • Parsing WikiTables to HTML hasn't been added to the parser yet. It is under development.