Provides a dialogue to see a category overview for inserting, as well as creating and deleting categories.
Status: stable
Developer: HalloWelt
Extension type: BlueSpice
Edition: BlueSpice
Dependencies: BlueSpice
License: GPL v3 only
Activated: Yes
Category: Editor
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InsertCategory displays all existing categories, helping to keep the terminology uniform. You can then assign the page you are on to one or more of these existing categories. On top of this, you can create new categories here too. The dialogue can be called up from both the "Edit" mode and the "View" mode.

Usage / Features

Open the dialogue in the edit or the view mode and choose or create a new category.

Technical information


Some aspects of this extension can be configured on Special:BlueSpicePreferences, under section "Insert category". Here wiki administrators can configure:

  • Whether to set page categories as default in upload dialog.
  • Whether to insert category with its parents.

Rights (permissions)

This extension does not require any special rights. Users must have "edit" permission to be able to insert a category.


InsertCategory requires BlueSpiceFoundation.

User manual

For detailed description and usage please visit our user manual.

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