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list=listwikis (sw)

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  • This module requires read rights.
  • Source: ShoutWiki API
  • License: CC0-1.0

List all available wikis on ShoutWiki

Parameters:
swwid

Unique, wiki-specific ID number; use this when you want to get info about a specific wiki and you know its ID number

Type: integer
swdeleted

Also list deleted wikis (optional)

The value must be between 0 and 1.
Type: integer
swfrom

Get all wikis with ID that is equal to or greater than this value

The value must be no less than 1.
Type: integer
swto

Get all wikis with ID that is equal to or lower than this value

The value must be no less than 1.
Type: integer
swcountonly

Return only the amount of wikis

The value must be no less than 1.
Type: integer
swlang

Wiki language code (i.e. en for English, fi for Finnish, etc.)

swlimit

Get information about this many wikis at once

No more than 500 (5,000 for bots) allowed.
Type: integer or max
Default: 100
swstart

The timestamp to start enumerating from

Type: timestamp (allowed formats)
swend

The timestamp to end enumerating

Type: timestamp (allowed formats)
swdir

In which direction to enumerate:

newer
List oldest first. Note: swstart has to be before swend.
older
List newest first (default). Note: swstart has to be later than swend.
One of the following values: newer, older
Default: older
Examples:
Get all active wikis
api.php?action=query&list=listwikis [open in sandbox]
Also include deleted wikis in the listing
api.php?action=query&list=listwikis&swdeleted=1 [open in sandbox]
Get information about the wiki whose ID is #177
api.php?action=query&list=listwikis&swwid=177 [open in sandbox]
Get all (active) wikis with IDs ranging from 100 to 150
api.php?action=query&list=listwikis&swfrom=100&swto=150 [open in sandbox]
Show all Finnish (fi) wikis whose IDs range between 10 to 50
api.php?action=query&list=listwikis&swfrom=10&swto=50&swlang=fi [open in sandbox]
Show the total amount of active wikis
api.php?action=query&list=listwikis&swcountonly=1 [open in sandbox]
Show the total amount of all wikis ever, including deleted ones
api.php?action=query&list=listwikis&swactive=1&swcountonly=1 [open in sandbox]