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Release status: stable

File:MultiUpload Screenshot.png
Implementation  Special page
Description Allows users to upload more than 1 file at time.
Author(s)  Travis Derouin
Last Version  0.1 (2007-01-19)
MediaWiki  1.6+
License No license specified
Download via SVN

The MultiUpload extension allows users to upload more than one file at a time, it tries to reuse as much functionality in Special:Upload as possible.

Warning: This extension does not work with Mediawiki 1.11+, due to some significant changes to SpecialUpload.php. A fix for this is forthcoming.


Copyright 2006 Travis Derouin, wikiHow

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA


Travis Derouin ( travis @, wikiHow


This extension was tested with MediaWiki 1.8.2. There might be some problems when there are errors combined with warnings for files submitted.

Configuration & Installation

  • Get the source via SVN
  • You have to have already set up uploads to work properly on your wiki.
  • Add this line to your LocalSettings.php

<source lang="php"> require_once('extensions/MultiUpload/SpecialMultipleUpload.php'); </source>

  • Find a place where you can link to your new extension Special:MultipleUpload


  • Configure $wgMaxUploadFiles to determine the number of files accepted at once to upload.

Bugs and enhancements

Bugs or feature requests can be sent to the author at travis @