Extension: BlueSpiceArticlePreviewCapture

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Description: Creates preview images of wikipages for dynamic file dispatcher
State: stable Dependency: BlueSpice
Developer: HalloWelt License: GPL-3.0-only
Type: BlueSpice Category: Data Analysis
Edition: BlueSpice pro, BlueSpice Farm, BlueSpice Cloud


BlueSpiceArticlePreviewCapture provides the ability to show current snapshots of wikipages as thumbnails throughout the wiki.

The ArticlePreviewCapture extension creates preview images (screenshots) of pages, which are displayed for example in the search results of the ExtendedSearch autocomplete function, the book list and the Timeline.

This extension requires PhantomJS (Linux | Windows) to be installed on the server.

Technical Information[edit source]

This information applies to BlueSpice 4. Technical details for BlueSpice Cloud can differ in some cases.

Requirements[edit source]

  • MediaWiki: 1.35.0
  • BlueSpiceFoundation: 4.0

Integrates into[edit source]

Special pages[edit source]

Configuration[edit source]

Name Value
ArticlePreviewCapturePhantomJSBackend 'native-shell-exec'
ArticlePreviewCapturePhantomJSBaseUrl NULL
ArticlePreviewCapturePhantomJSEscapeShellCommand true
ArticlePreviewCapturePhantomJSExecutable '/usr/local/bin/phantomjs'
ArticlePreviewCapturePhantomJSOptions array ( 0 => '--ignore-ssl-errors', 1 => 'true', )
ArticlePreviewCapturePhantomJSServiceURL NULL

Hooks[edit source]


Test status: 2-testing complete
Checked for: Web
Last test date: 2022-08-09
WCAG level: AA
WCAG support: supports

currently used in:

bookshelf: decorative, do not add any additional info

search (best result): decorative, do not add any additional info

Extension type: extended
Extension focus: reader