Adds tagging functionality to social entities
Status: stable
Developer: HalloWelt
Extension type: BlueSpice
Edition: BlueSpice pro
Dependencies: BlueSpice
License: GPL v3 only
Activated: Yes
Category: Communication

SocialTags provides the option of linked pages to SocialEntities.

Usage / features

A social entity such as a discussion topic is linked to a wiki page. Users can update these page associations as needed.

The page Special:SocialTags shows a filterable list of SocialEntities that share the same tag. The function "watch" is automatically added to all social entities.

Technical information

Entry fields for dialogs

Name Description Type Default value
tags Linked pages array Current page


Name Description Type Default Scope
bsgSocialTagsTimelineAfterContentNamespaceBlackList Determines in which namespaces the timeline is displayed below the page content with the current page as tag. array [] LocalSettings.php
bsgSocialTagsTimelineAfterContentShow Determines if the timeline is displayed below the page content with the current page as tag. bool false LocalSettings.php

Rights (permissions)

Permission Description Standard role
social-tagging update the tag with linked pages admin, author, commenter, editor, maintenanceadmin, reviewer


Requires BlueSpiceFoundation and BlueSpiceSocial.

More info

For a detailed description and usage info visit our help page.


Try adding a linked page to a social entity in our BlueSpice Demo. After logging into the test system, click Timeline in the main navigation.