Extension: PasteImage

Description: allows to include images in an article using Copy & Paste and also provides to insert screenshots from the clipboard.
State: stable Dependency: BlueSpice
Developer: HalloWelt License: -
Type: Category: Editor
Edition: BlueSpice pro



PasteImage allows users to include images in an article, either via Drag&Drop, or by copying it from the clipboard.

No complicated code necessary.

Usage / Features

  • Works in the WikiCode view and in the visual editor.
  • There are two ways to insert a picture:
    • Drag and Drop: drag and drop from the file explorer into a drop area.
    • Copy + Paste: Copy the image in the file browser via Ctrl + C to the clipboard and then paste it into the visual editor via Ctrl + V in the browser.

Technical information


Some aspects of this extension can be configured on Special:BlueSpicePreferences, under section "Paste image". Here wiki administrators can configure:

  • Default file extension if none is specified.

Rights (permissions)

Users must have "edit" permission, as well as "upload", "reupload" and "reupload-shared" permissions for target namespace.


PasteImage requires BlueSpiceFoundation.

PasteImage uses Java for the "Copy & Paste" functionality. So for using this feature, Java 1.7 or higher is required. Please keep your Java version up-to-date.

User manual

For detailed description and usage, visit our user manual.

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