MediaWiki API help

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

prop=info (in)

  • This module requires read rights.
  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0+

Get basic page information.

Parameters:
inprop

Which additional properties to get:

protection
List the protection level of each page.
talkid
The page ID of the talk page for each non-talk page.
watched
List the watched status of each page.
watchers
The number of watchers, if allowed.
visitingwatchers
The number of watchers of each page who have visited recent edits to that page, if allowed.
notificationtimestamp
The watchlist notification timestamp of each page.
subjectid
The page ID of the parent page for each talk page.
url
Gives a full URL, an edit URL, and the canonical URL for each page.
readable
Whether the user can read this page.
preload
Gives the text returned by EditFormPreloadText.
displaytitle
Gives the manner in which the page title is actually displayed.
Values (separate with | or alternative): protection, talkid, watched, watchers, visitingwatchers, notificationtimestamp, subjectid, url, readable, preload, displaytitle
intestactions

Test whether the current user can perform certain actions on the page.

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

Use action=query&meta=tokens instead.

Values (separate with | or alternative): edit, delete, protect, move, block, unblock, email, import, watch
incontinue

When more results are available, use this to continue.

Examples:
Get information about the page Main Page.
api.php?action=query&prop=info&titles=Main%20Page [open in sandbox]
Get general and protection information about the page Main Page.
api.php?action=query&prop=info&inprop=protection&titles=Main%20Page [open in sandbox]

list=categorymembers (cm)

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  • This module can be used as a generator.
  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0+

List all pages in a given category.

Parameters:
cmtitle

Which category to enumerate (required). Must include the Category: prefix. Cannot be used together with cmpageid.

cmpageid

Page ID of the category to enumerate. Cannot be used together with cmtitle.

Type: integer
cmprop

Which pieces of information to include:

ids
Adds the page ID.
title
Adds the title and namespace ID of the page.
sortkey
Adds the sortkey used for sorting in the category (hexadecimal string).
sortkeyprefix
Adds the sortkey prefix used for sorting in the category (human-readable part of the sortkey).
type
Adds the type that the page has been categorised as (page, subcat or file).
timestamp
Adds the timestamp of when the page was included.
Values (separate with | or alternative): ids, title, sortkey, sortkeyprefix, type, timestamp
Default: ids|title
cmnamespace

Only include pages in these namespaces. Note that cmtype=subcat or cmtype=file may be used instead of cmnamespace=14 or 6.

Note: Due to miser mode, using this may result in fewer than cmlimit results returned before continuing; in extreme cases, zero results may be returned.

Values (separate with | or alternative): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 828, 829, 2300, 2301, 2302, 2303
To specify all values, use *.
cmtype

Which type of category members to include. Ignored when cmsort=timestamp is set.

Values (separate with | or alternative): page, subcat, file
Default: page|subcat|file
cmcontinue

When more results are available, use this to continue.

cmlimit

The maximum number of pages to return.

No more than 500 (5,000 for bots) allowed.
Type: integer or max
Default: 10
cmsort

Property to sort by.

One of the following values: sortkey, timestamp
Default: sortkey
cmdir

In which direction to sort.

One of the following values: asc, desc, ascending, descending, newer, older
Default: ascending
cmstart

Timestamp to start listing from. Can only be used with cmsort=timestamp.

Type: timestamp (allowed formats)
cmend

Timestamp to end listing at. Can only be used with cmsort=timestamp.

Type: timestamp (allowed formats)
cmstarthexsortkey

Sortkey to start listing from, as returned by cmprop=sortkey. Can only be used with cmsort=sortkey.

cmendhexsortkey

Sortkey to end listing at, as returned by cmprop=sortkey. Can only be used with cmsort=sortkey.

cmstartsortkeyprefix

Sortkey prefix to start listing from. Can only be used with cmsort=sortkey. Overrides cmstarthexsortkey.

cmendsortkeyprefix

Sortkey prefix to end listing before (not at; if this value occurs it will not be included!). Can only be used with cmsort=sortkey. Overrides cmendhexsortkey.

cmstartsortkey
Deprecated.

Use cmstarthexsortkey instead.

cmendsortkey
Deprecated.

Use cmendhexsortkey instead.