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.

Eric Zhiqiang Ma

Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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