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A highly flexible MediaWiki skin using Twitter Bootstrap 3

1.1.4 2015-05-27 20:33 UTC

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Last update: 2021-07-28 03:38:47 UTC


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The Chameleon skin uses Twitter's Bootstrap 3 to provide a customizable MediaWiki skin.


  • PHP 5.3.2 or later
  • MediaWiki 1.22 or later
  • Composer

Further required software packages will be installed automatically.


  1. On a command line go to your MediaWiki installation directory
  2. If necessary (on MediaWiki up to 1.23) copy the file composer.json.example to composer.json
  3. With Composer installed, run composer require "mediawiki/chameleon-skin:~1.0"
  4. To set Chameleon as the default skin, open LocalSettings.php in an editor, find $wgDefaultSkin and amend it: $wgDefaultSkin='chameleon';
  5. Done: Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the skin is successfully installed.


See the Chameleon documentation.

It may also be worthwhile to have a look at the Chameleon site on MediaWiki and the related talk page


You can use the Chameleon skin under the GNU General Public License, version 3 (or any later version).