Semantic Drilldown

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The Semantic Drilldown extension is used in combination with the Semantic Mediawiki (SemanticMW) extension and requires prior installation of SemanticMW. It provides an excellent and easy-to-use tool for browsing and filtering the semantic data entered into a wiki. For a detailed description of Semantic Drilldown see the corresponding MediaWiki extensions. For an example of how to browse and filter data see the top part of the following page on DiscoursDB.


  • Ensure the Semantic MediaWiki extension has been already installed successfully.
  • Ensure the extension Semantic Drilldown is enabled as described in Mediawiki installation.
  • Add the following line to the LocalSettings.php file for your wiki:

This line should be placed below the 2 lines for enabling Semantic MediaWiki ('include_once...' and 'enableSemantics...').

  • Verify that Semantic Drilldown has been successfully installed by calling up the page Special:Version.

Guidelines and examples

See respective help section.