MediaWiki Syntax (Bliki)

Last modified by Thomas Mortagne on 2023/06/12 00:07

logo-16x16.pngBliki based MediaWiki Syntax parser
Developed by

Thomas Mortagne

Active Installs5
1 Votes
LicenseGNU Lesser General Public License 2.1

Requires XWiki 11.10 or more.

Installable with the Extension Manager


MediaWiki syntax rendering parser. The id of the parser is mediawiki/1.6.

The implementation is based on an XWiki fork of the now discontinued Bliki engine.


See MediaWiki markup user documentation and specifications.

Extra Features


Some elements of the MediaWiki syntax are translated as macros on XWiki side but if you want to be sure to call a rendering macro you can do is with the following syntax:

<macro:include reference="Space.Page" />

<macro:mymacro param1="value1" param2="value2">

Release notes

Release notes can be found on MediaWiki project page.

Prerequisites & Installation Instructions

We recommend using the Extension Manager to install this extension (Make sure that the text "Installable with the Extension Manager" is displayed at the top right location on this page to know if this extension can be installed with the Extension Manager).

You can also use the manual method which involves dropping the JAR file and all its dependencies into the WEB-INF/lib folder and restarting XWiki.


Dependencies for this extension (org.xwiki.contrib.mediawiki:mediawiki-syntax-bliki 2.0.0):

  • org.xwiki.contrib.mediawiki:mediawiki-syntax-common 2.0.0
  • 3.2.0-xwiki
  • org.xwiki.rendering:xwiki-rendering-syntax-plain 11.10

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