MediaWiki API help

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Documentation and examples: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API

action=paraminfo

(main | paraminfo)

Obtain information about API modules.

Parameters:
modules

List of module names (values of the action and format parameters, or main). Can specify submodules with a +, or all submodules with +*, or all submodules recursively with +**.

Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
helpformat

Format of help strings.

One of the following values: html, wikitext, raw, none
Default: none
querymodules
Deprecated.

List of query module names (value of prop, meta or list parameter). Use modules=query+foo instead of querymodules=foo.

Values (separate with | or alternative): abusefilters, abuselog, allcategories, alldeletedrevisions, allfileusages, allimages, alllinks, allmessages, allpages, allredirects, allrevisions, alltransclusions, allusers, authmanagerinfo, backlinks, blocks, categories, categoryinfo, categorymembers, checkuser, checkuserlog, contributors, deletedrevisions, deletedrevs, duplicatefiles, embeddedin, extlinks, exturlusage, filearchive, filerepoinfo, fileusage, gadgetcategories, gadgets, imageinfo, images, imageusage, info, iwbacklinks, iwlinks, langbacklinks, langlinks, links, linkshere, listwikis, logevents, mystashedfiles, notifications, pagepropnames, pageprops, pageswithprop, prefixsearch, problemreports, protectedtitles, querypage, random, recentchanges, redirects, references, revisions, search, siteinfo, stashimageinfo, tags, templates, tokens, transcludedin, unreadnotificationpages, usercontribs, userinfo, users, watchlist, watchlistraw
Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
mainmodule
Deprecated.

Get information about the main (top-level) module as well. Use modules=main instead.

pagesetmodule
Deprecated.

Get information about the pageset module (providing titles= and friends) as well.

formatmodules
Deprecated.

List of format module names (value of format parameter). Use modules instead.

Values (separate with | or alternative): json, jsonfm, none, php, phpfm, rawfm, xml, xmlfm