Extension: BlueSpiceSocial

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Description: Base extension for social extensions
State: stable Dependency: BlueSpice
Developer: HalloWelt License: GPL-3.0-only
Type: BlueSpice Category: Administration
Edition: BlueSpice pro, BlueSpice Farm, BlueSpice Cloud


BlueSpiceSocial is a group of extensions that add social media features to the wiki. This allows users to quickly communicate on the wiki and to express their opinions on pages more easily. Template:Box Note

BlueSpiceSocial provides the architecture for all Social extensions. It contains base classes, SourceTitle namespace, SocialEntity ContentModel, notifications, etc.

This extension is required by all Social extensions. Without another Social extension (e.g., BlueSpiceSocialBlog), this extension has no effect.

The following Social extensions are available:

Technical Information

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


  • MediaWiki: 1.35.0
  • BlueSpiceExtendedSearch: 4.0

BlueSpiceFoundation: 4.0

Integrates into

  • BlueSpiceExtendedSearch
  • BlueSpicePrivacy

Special pages

  • Activities
  • Timeline


Name Description Role
social-deleteothers Delete others entries admin, maintenanceadmin
social-editothers Edit others entries admin, maintenanceadmin
social-source View the source page maintenanceadmin


Name Value
SocialCanHaveChildrenBlacklist array ( )
SocialRenderCacheEntityBlacklist array ( )
SocialUseRenderCache true

User options

Name Value
bs-social-datedisplaymode 'age'
bs-social-warnonleave true
echo-subscriptions-web-bs-social-entity-cat 1

API Modules

  • bs-social-tasks
  • bs-socialentity-store
  • bs-socialtitlequery-store