Extension: BlueSpiceAuthors

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Description: Displays the profile picture for authors of a page
State: stable Dependency: BlueSpice
Developer: HalloWelt License: GPL-3.0-only
Type: BlueSpice Category: Data Analysis
Edition: BlueSpice free, BlueSpice pro, BlueSpice Farm, BlueSpice Cloud


BlueSpiceAuthors displays the profile images of the users who have contributed to a wiki page.They are listed on the Page information, which can be accessed from the quality management tools.

  • Image selection: The image shows the profile image that a user is currently using.
  • Avatar: If a user has not uploaded a profile picture, a personalized avatar is shown.
  • Deleted users: If users are not registered or were deleted since they made the contribution, an image with a yellow question mark is displayed.
  • Interaction: Hovering over the profile picture shows the user name. The image links to the user's profile page.

Users with admin rights can set in the Config manager if and how many authors should be shown on the page information. If there are more authors than configured, a pagination is being generated.

The display of authors can be supressed with the behavior switch __NOAUTHORS__ on an individual wiki page. It can be placed anywhere in the source code.

Technical Information

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


  • MediaWiki: 1.35.0
  • BlueSpiceFoundation: 4.0

Integrates into

  • BlueSpiceArticleInfo

Special pages


Name Value
AuthorsBlacklist array ( 0 => 'MediaWiki default', )
AuthorsNamespaceBlacklist array ( 0 => 6, 1 => 7, 2 => 8, 3 => 9, 4 => 14, 5 => 15, )
AuthorsShow true

API Modules

  • bs-pageauthors-store