Dokuwiki Plugin - barcode

Dokuwiki plugin to create 2D-Barcodes using different providers.

It was added the support to the translation plugin. If it is installed will be used to detect the language for barcode messages.

Plugin usage

Barcode generates 2D barcodes using different providers, currently:

Layout of the barcode can be definited by CSS styles.



Possible optional attributes:

Name Description
id id to assign to the barcode img tag
class class to assign to the barcode img tag, possible value:
barcode_left → barcode is left aligned
barcode_right → barcode is right aligned
barcode_center → barcode is centered
mode Valid only for I-nigma provider, 0 is QR Code, 1 for DataMatrix code
size Size of the barcode, allowed: S, M, L, XL

The payload is described by one, and only one, of theese attributes:

Name Description
url payload is an URL, e.g. url=
sms payload is a SMS, e.g. sms=+391234567890=A Message
tel payload is an telephone number, e.g. tel=+391234567890
contact payload is a contact, e.g.
text payload is a text, e.g.

If no payload attribute is given a barcode that points to the cointaner page is generated.

Using id and class it's possible to control, via CSS, the behavior of the rendered image.

It is possible to set any specific attributes of individual providers, such as:

Name Description
caption Valid only for I-nigma, caption to be used on the bottom of the barcode
bgcolor Valid only for QRServer, background color of the barcode

See the site of the single provider for specific documentation.


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Download and install the plugin using the Plugin Manager using the following Refer to plugins on how to install plugins manually. eIrOcA Software project at Sourceforge is always up to date.


Inside dokuwiki plugin administration is possible to configure:

  • The provider of the barcode generator
  • If a hint to suggest the download of a mobile barcode reader has to be displayed

The hint messages can be configured changingin the files footer.txt inside the barcode plugin directory. To add a new languages, not currently present, you should create a file footer_XX.txt where XX is the code of the language. The language is determined using plugin translation, if the plugin is not installed the default language of the wiki is used ($conf['lang']).


Version 2013/06/29

  • Added support fol translation plugin

Version 2011/02/03

  • Added button in the edit toolbar
  • Support for DokuWiki “Anteater”

Version 2010/04/20

  • The footer can be translated into multiple languages
  • New provider architecture
  • New provider (QRserver)
  • Easier administration

Version 2010/01/20

  • Simpler syntax to generate a barcode that points to the page that contains it
  • Removing death code

Version 2010/01/05

  • First version

Licence & Copyright

Copyright © 2010-2013 eIrOcA (eNrIcO Croce & sImOnA Burzio)

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 3 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, see