This page documents the extension. For how to use it, see help on footnotes and help on citing.
This extension comes with MediaWiki 1.21 and above. Thus you do not have to download it again. However, you still need to follow the other instructions provided.

The Cite extension allows a user to create references as footnotes on a page. It adds two parser hooks to MediaWiki, ‎<ref> and ‎<references />; these operate together to add citations to pages.

See the help page for using the Cite extension for further information.

Enables an experimental feature for sub-references when set to true, see the help page. Default value: false

Default setting for responsive display of references. When set to true, the references section will be displayed in multiple columns. See the usage documentation. Default value: true

When set to true, the Cite toolbar button can be moved under the Insert menu. This is used on Wikivoyage sites. See the original feature request. Default value: false