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Displays the profile pictures of wiki article visitors below the article
State: stable
Developer: HalloWelt
Type of extension: BlueSpice
Edition: BlueSpice free, BlueSpice pro
Dependency: BlueSpice
Software package: -
Category: Data Analysis
Documentation at

Readers lets you see which users already visited an article.

Technical background

Similar to the extension Authors, users are registered and displayed under an article with the help of small icons or pictures.


Display of readers

Screenshot: Display of visitor icons below an article.

Every reader of an article will be registered and displayed under an article. Click on the "Readers" tab beside "Authors" to see them. You will either see the individual Avatar or a profile picture uploaded by the user.

Special page "Readers"

Administrators can access the special page Special:Readers/Name_of_the_article to get an overview of all visitors of a page.
On the special page you will see a list of all visitors of an article, along with the user name and the date of the last visit.


As Admin you can decide via the settings in Special:Preferences if and how many "visitors" of an article shall be displayed.


Name Description Standard group
viewreaders The user may see the readers of an article bool
  • The "Readers" bar is visible in view mode
  • There is no bar on special pages
  • If the user has no "read" permission, the bar will not show