Extension: BlueSpiceReaders

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Creates a list of the people who read a page

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


The extension Readers displays the readers of a wiki page to users with admin rights.

  • Displays the readers of a page in the page information flyout of the page tools.
  • The special page Special:Readers/PageTitle creates a list of all readers of a page along with the user name and the date of the last visit.
  • By default, only users with role admin can view this information.

Wiki administrators can set the number of readers to be shown in the page information flyout in the Config manager.

Technical Information

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


  • MediaWiki: 1.37.0
  • BlueSpiceFoundation: 4.1

Integrates into

  • BlueSpiceArticleInfo
  • BlueSpicePrivacy

Special pages

  • Readers
  • RevisionReaders


Name Description Role
viewreaders View readers of a page admin, maintenanceadmin
viewrevisionreaders View readers of single page revisions


Name Value
ReadersCleanData false
ReadersCleanDataTTL 1095
ReadersNamespaceBlacklist array ( 0 => 6, 1 => 7, 2 => 8, 3 => 9, 4 => 14, 5 => 15, )
ReadersNumOfReaders 10

API Modules

  • bs-readers-data-store
  • bs-readers-page-readers-store
  • bs-readers-revision-readers-store
  • bs-readers-tasks
  • bs-readers-users-store



Test status: 2-testing complete
Checked for: Web, Authoring tool
Last test date: 2022-08-05
WCAG level: AA
WCAG support: partially supports (workaround: no)

keyboard access works.

Screenreader: Extjs: Pagination in grids not announcing button labels at top and pagination buttons at bottom;

switching between browse/focus modes enables finding out how many pages there are and moving to the next page.


Extension type: core
Extension focus: admin