How to Change MediaWiki’s Sidebar

MediaWiki’s Sidebar can be configured as a special page. This page’s title is “MediaWiki:Sidebar”. For example, if a MediaWiki site www.example.com is configured to use Search Engine Friendly URL for MediaWiki, the URL for edit the Sidebar is:

http://www.example.com/w/MediaWiki:Sidebar

It may look like this:

* navigation
** mainpage|mainpage-description
** recentchanges-url|recentchanges
** randompage-url|randompage
** currentevents-url|currentevents
** portal-url|portal
** helppage|help
* SEARCH
* TOOLBOX
* LANGUAGES

You can edit it by adding or deleting items or changing the orders of the content of this special page to change the sidebar of MediaWiki.

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