FoswikiOrg Plugin

Adds github WebHook and other utility functions for

Implements specific hooks and processing.

  • REST handler to update tasks from notification of push events. Requires a secret key shared with
  • beforeSaveHandler eventually implements automatic security controls on Tasks.


Configuration is done witin bin/configure. See configure for documentation.


You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server.

Open configure, and open the "Extensions" section. "Extensions Operation and Maintenance" Tab -> "Install, Update or Remove extensions" Tab. Click the "Search for Extensions" button. Enter part of the extension name or description and press search. Select the desired extension(s) and click install. If an extension is already installed, it will not show up in the search results.

You can also install from the shell by running the extension installer as the web server user: (Be sure to run as the webserver user, not as root!)
cd /path/to/foswiki
perl tools/extension_installer <NameOfExtension> install

If you have any problems, or if the extension isn't available in configure, then you can still install manually from the command-line. See for more help.


Dependencies: None
Change History:  
1.07 (2018-02-06): Item14621: Handle undefined entries in the author/committer fields.
1.06 (2017-04-11): Item14340: Remove some extraneous debug printing.
1.05 (2017-03-13): Item14340: Add mappings for old svn based releases.
1.04 (2017-03-12): Item14340: Add macro to extract the Foswiki version from the Foswiki::Net user agent string.
1.03 (2015-07-24): Item13554: encode_utf8 the data from github
1.02 (2014-11-23): Item13107: Add user map table
1.0 (2014-08-20): Initial version

PackageForm edit

Author GeorgeClark
Version 1.07
Release 06 Feb 2018
Description Adds github WebHook and other utility functions for
Copyright 2014-2018, ProjectContributor, All Rights Reserved
License GPL (GNU General Public License)
ExtensionClassification Workflow automation
ExtensionType PluginPackage
Compatibility Specific for
DemoUrl http://
SupportUrl FoswikiOrgPlugin
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Topic revision: r5 - 07 Feb 2018, GeorgeClark
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