Semantic Forms

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The Semantic Forms extension is used in combination with the Semantic Mediawiki (SemanticMW) extension and requires prior installation of SemanticMW. It facilitates adding, formatting and editing of the parameters used by SemanticMW. For a detailed description of Semantic Forms see the corresponding MediaWiki extensions. For an example of the final result after using Semantic Forms see a page at


  • Ensure the Semantic MediaWiki extension has been already installed successfully. You cannot install SemanticMW and Semantic Forms simultaneously.
  • Ensure the extension Semantic Forms is enabled as described in Mediawiki installation. This is usually already the case.
  • Add the following line to the LocalSettings.php file for your wiki:

e.g. directly after the line

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

Current Status

Semantic Forms has been installed on this Meta Wiki (Apr. 2010), the Test Wiki, the Off. Naturführer, on the Pest Information Wiki (Mar./Apr. 2010), all of the MfN Wikis.

Guidelines and examples

See Help:Semantic Forms.