Extension: BlueSpiceInterwikiSearch

Description: Simultaneous search in multiple wikis
State: stable Dependency: BlueSpice
Developer: HalloWelt License: GPL v3
Type: Category: -
Edition: BlueSpice free, BlueSpice pro, BlueSpice Farm, BlueSpice Cloud


InterwikiSearch alows simultaneously searching other BlueSpice 3 wikis when performing a search on the wiki.

Usage / features

If BlueSpiceInterwikiSearch is enabled and configured on the wiki, every time user performs a search using the Special:SearchCenter, results from other wikis will be shown as well. Results from other wikis will be shown at the top of the page, below the filters, in form of Wiki name (number of results) buttons.

Technical information


To set up this service, wiki administrator must add following settings into LocalSettings.php:

$GLOBALS['bsgBlueSpiceInterwikiSearch']['Wiki_name'] = [
   "name" => "Wiki name", // Will be displayed as the wiki name in the results
   "api-endpoint" => "",
   "search-on-wiki-url" => "" // URL to the SearchCenter SpecialPage on target wiki
Note:This does not apply to BlueSpiceWikiFarm users, BlueSpiceInterwikiSearch within a WikiFarm is handled separately.

Rights (permissions)

This extension does not provide any additional permissions.


This extension requires BlueSpiceFoundation and BlueSpiceExtendedSearch.

More info

For detailed description and usage, visit our help page.


Try out InterwikiSearch in our BlueSpiceDemo.