Embedding External Content in MediaWiki

Posted on 2022-05-02 by Jeroen De Dauw

Embed external content into your wiki pages via our new extension.

External Content is a MediaWiki extension that allows you to embed external content into your wiki pages.

This new extension replaces our older GitHub and Gitweb extensions. It comes with special handling for GitHub and BitBucket. Furthermore it supports Basic Auth and domain whitelisting.

External Content currently renders all content as Markdown. This might change in the future, if support for more content types is added to the extension. Extended markdown syntax is supported, so you can embed content containing tables, fenced code blocks, footnotes and more. Unlike in the older GitHub extension, relative links are resolved correctly.


Download and Installation

View the installation instructions and documentation.

External Content is available on our fully managed MediaWiki wikis.


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