Check What Version of MediaWiki You Are Running

Updated: May 15, 2017

The version number of MediaWiki installed on your website is listed in several places:

  • On the Special:Version page (i.e, http://www.example.com/Special:Version), the version number is listed in the "Installed software" section: MediaWiki Version on Version Page
  • In the file /includes/DefaultSettings.php the version number is listed in the line that begins $wgVersion:
    /**
     * MediaWiki version number
     * @since 1.2
     */
    $wgVersion = '1.25.1';
    
  • In the source code of the website's pages the version number is listed in the following line:
    <meta name="generator" content="MediaWiki 1.25.1">

You can also check what versions of MediaWiki are running on websites using our Version Check for MediaWiki extension, which is available for Chrome.


Current Versions of MediaWiki

1.23.17, 1.27.3, and 1.28.2