Bootstrap Skin

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Bootstrap Skin

Bootstrap Skin for MediaWiki. Bootstrap is an excellent toolkit by Twitter. This is a MediaWiki skin based off of that template.


The MediaWiki Bootstrap Skin is a work in progress skin that aims to provide a modern and responsive design for MediaWiki websites. It is built using the Bootstrap framework, which offers a flexible grid system and powerful styling options. With this skin, MediaWiki users can enhance the visual appeal and usability of their websites.


  • Modern design: The Bootstrap Skin offers a clean and modern design, with a focus on simplicity and user-friendly navigation.
  • Responsive layout: The skin is built with a responsive grid system, ensuring that the website adapts and looks great on different screen sizes and devices.
  • Customizability: Users can easily customize the skin to match their branding and preferences, thanks to the extensive styling options provided by Bootstrap.


To install the MediaWiki Bootstrap Skin, follow these steps:

  1. Download the skin files from the official repository.
  2. Upload the skin folder to the "skins" directory in your MediaWiki installation.
  3. Open the LocalSettings.php file in your MediaWiki installation and add the following line of code:
wfLoadSkin( 'Bootstrap' );
  1. Save the changes and navigate to the "Appearance" section in your MediaWiki settings.
  2. Select the "Bootstrap" skin from the available options and save the settings.

Now, your MediaWiki website should be using the Bootstrap Skin.


The MediaWiki Bootstrap Skin is an ongoing project that aims to enhance the design and responsiveness of MediaWiki websites. It offers a modern design, responsive layout, and customization options through the use of the Bootstrap framework. By installing this skin, MediaWiki users can improve the visual appeal and user experience of their websites.