How To Use WikiBanner

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How to Install WikiBanner for MediaWiki

Download and extract the WikiBanner .zip file

cd /home/$user/www/wiki/extensions
wget https://github.com/Sturmkrieg/WikiBanner/archive/master.zip
unzip master.zip

Rename the WikiBanner directory and set file permissions to whatever is appropriate.

mv $extracted_directory_name_version/ WikiBanner/
chown -R $user. WikiBanner/

Configure WikiBanner in LocalSettings.php

vim home/$user/www/wiki/LocalSettings.php

##Add this line near the top of the file

require_once "$IP/extensions/WikiBanner/WikiBanner.php";
  • Navigate to your wiki's "Special:Version" page, at this point the extension should be listed.

Use WikiBanner Top Banner

To Use the top banner, you can simply ad the code underneath the requires line in LocalSettings.php. In the example below I am using the top banner spot for an ad.

vim LocalSettings.php

require_once "$IP/extensions/WikiBanner/WikiBanner.php";
$wgTopBannerCode = '
<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script>
<!-- TopBannerAd -->
<ins class="adsbygoogle"
     style="display:inline-block;width:728px;height:90px"
     data-ad-client="$Your_ID"
     data-ad-slot="$Your_adslot"></ins>
<script>
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
</script>
';

Use WikiBanner Bottom Banner

To Use the bottom banner, you can simply ad the code underneath the requires line in LocalSettings.php. In the example below I am using the top banner spot for an ad.

vim LocalSettings.php

require_once "$IP/extensions/WikiBanner/WikiBanner.php";
$wgBottomBannerCode = '
<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script>
<!-- TopBannerAd -->
<ins class="adsbygoogle"
     style="display:inline-block;width:728px;height:90px"
     data-ad-client="$Your_ID"
     data-ad-slot="$Your_adslot"></ins>
<script>
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
</script>
';