Dokuwiki Templates

This page describes how to customize DokuWiki through templates.

This website is based on Arctic-mbo, based on Arctic template.

Arctic-mbo is compatible with dokuwiki 2010-11-07 “Anteater” and 2011-05-25 “Rincewind”.

Template Artic-mbo

This section discribes how to deploy in the simpliest way the template of this website.
Arctic-mbo is a customization of Arctic which add the left sidebar to Dokuwiki.

The page about Artic-mbo on the official Dokuwiki wesite :
Original Arctic template is available here :

:!:You can download Arctic-mbo here :


  • 2012-06-18 :
    • new option “hidesidebar” to define where the sidebar should appear
    • sidebars disabled by default with the media manager
    • toolbar icon added for the media manager
    • search form removed when not logged in for closed wiki mode
  • 2012-06-17 :
    • update of the french translation (thx to Alphonse Philippe)
    • bug fix with nosidebar
    • added an option hidepageinfo to remove page informations
  • 2011-12-03 : update for the release candidate of “Angua”, small fix on index
  • 2011-11-29 : update for the release candidate of “Angua”, TOC and index modified
  • 2011-11-16 : update for the release candidate of “Angua”, please send me your feedback
  • 2011-09-17 : update for “Rincewind” (still compatible with “Anteater”), installation greatly simplified
  • 2011-01-09 : translation of the sitebar and removing dependence with the translation plugin
  • 2011-01-06 : first version


To install Arctic-mbo, unzip the archive to lib/tpl :

:/opt/dokuwiki/lib/tpl# tar -zxvf /root/arctic-mbo_2011-01-06.tgz

Install the translation plugin if you want to translate pages (this template can work without).


To enable the template, you just need to select it in the list in “Admin » Config Manager”

Once activated, new spefict parameters appear at the end of the configuration manager, select the following options :

  • youarehere on
  • tpl»arctic»left_sidebar_content : add “index” and “extra” (you don't need to check extra if you don't use translation)
  • tpl»arctic»left_sidebar_order : extra,main,namespace,user,group,index

Other parameters are defined here : options

en/linux/dokuwiki/templates.txt · Last modified: 2012/06/18 00:05 by matthieu
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