Extension: BlueSpiceCategoryManager

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Visual tool to manage categories

State: stable Dependency: BlueSpice
Developer: HalloWelt License: GPL-3.0-only
Type: BlueSpice Category: Content Structuring
Edition: BlueSpice pro, BlueSpice Farm, BlueSpice Cloud Version: 4.1+


CategoryManager is an administration interface for categories. You can add new categories, move or delete them in a tree structure.

  • Overview of all categories.
  • Quickly create and assign a new category page.
  • Change the category tree using drag & drop.
  • Delete a category without editing the individual Wiki articles.
  • Navigation item to the page Special:Category_manager.

Technical Information[edit | edit source]

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

Requirements[edit | edit source]

  • MediaWiki: 1.35.0
  • BlueSpiceFoundation: 4.0

Integrates into[edit | edit source]

  • BlueSpiceExtendedStatistics

Special pages[edit | edit source]

  • BlueSpiceCategoryManager

Permissions[edit | edit source]

Name Description Role
categorymanager-viewspecialpage Access to the special page Special:BlueSpiceCategoryManager admin, editor, maintenanceadmin, structuremanager

Hooks[edit | edit source]


Test status: 2-testing complete
Checked for: Web, Authoring tool
Last test date: 2022-08-08
WCAG level: AA
WCAG support: does not support (workaround: no)


  • does not announce hierarchy level
  • usual extJs grid issues


  • no keyboard access (drag-and-drop) only. workaround: organize categories on the category pages themselves.
Extension type: extended
Extension focus: organizer