Extension: BlueSpiceAbout

Description: Information about BlueSpice
State: stable Dependency: BlueSpice
Developer: HalloWelt License:

GPL-3.0-onlyProperty "BSExtensionInfoLicense" (as page type) with input value "</br>GPL-3.0-only" contains invalid characters or is incomplete and therefore can cause unexpected results during a query or annotation process.

Type: BlueSpice Category: Administration
Edition: BlueSpice free, BlueSpice pro, BlueSpice Farm, BlueSpice Cloud


AboutBlueSpice offers a wiki page to provide additional information from an external source, e.g. a page from a content management system.

The extension was developed for marketing reasons, so that people come via a link to an included external page. It is delivered with every edition of a BlueSpice MediaWiki distribution.

The extension inserts a link About BlueSpice in the main navigation. The content of the external page is embedded via an Iframe.

This link can be deactivated in the [[Reference:BlueSpiceConfigManager|]].

Technical Information

This information applies to BlueSpice 3 . Technical details for BlueSpice cloud can differ in some cases.


  • MediaWiki: 1.31
  • BlueSpiceFoundation: 3.2

Integrates into

Special pages

  • BlueSpiceAbout


Name Description Role
bluespiceabout-viewspecialpage Access to the special page Special:BlueSpiceAbout accountmanager, accountselfcreate, admin, author, bot, commenter, editor, maintenanceadmin, reader, reviewer, structuremanager


Name Value
BlueSpiceAboutShowMenuLinks true