Help:Configuration parameter "$smwgEnabledEditPageHelp"

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Title $smwgEnabledEditPageHelp
Description Sets whether help information is displayed when editing a page
Default setting
(Other) available settings

Allows to disable the display the help information when a page is edited

Software Semantic MediaWiki
First version supported
Last version supported still available
Configuration Installation
Keyword help · user interface

$smwgEnabledEditPageHelp is a configuration parameter that enables to display helpful information when editing a page. The help is targeted to support users who are yet unfamiliar with Semantic MediaWiki. Setting this to false will prevent the help messages being shown. This setting was introduced in Semantic MediaWiki 2.1.0Released on 19 January 2015 and compatible with MW 1.19.0 - 1.24.x..1

Semantic MediaWiki 3.0.0Released on an unknown date and compatible with MW 1.27.0 - 1.30.x. added a user preference option allowing user's to set the display of the help messages according to their personal requirement.2 This is only possible for the default setting of this configuration parameter. When set to "false" it will not be possible for users to enable the help information via the user preferences.

The help text is shown in the light grey box just above the edit field. The appearance of the box may be adapted to the respective wikis style guideline via CSS by manipulating the smw-editpage-help class.


  1. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub pull request gh:smw:659
  2. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub pull request gh:smw:2543