MediaWiki API help

This is an auto-generated MediaWiki API documentation page.

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

action=query

(main | query)
  • This module requires read rights.
  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0+

Fetch data from and about MediaWiki.

All data modifications will first have to use query to acquire a token to prevent abuse from malicious sites.

Parameters:
prop

Which properties to get for the queried pages.

Values (separate with | or alternative): categories, categoryinfo, contributors, deletedrevisions, duplicatefiles, extlinks, extracts, fileusage, flowinfo, imageinfo, images, info, iwlinks, langlinks, links, linkshere, moderationpreload, pageimages, pageprops, redirects, references, revisions, stashimageinfo, templates, transcludedin
list

Which lists to get.

Values (separate with | or alternative): allcategories, alldeletedrevisions, allfileusages, allimages, alllinks, allpages, allredirects, allrevisions, alltransclusions, allusers, articlefeedbackv5-view-activity, articlefeedbackv5-view-feedback, backlinks, betafeatures, blocks, categorymembers, checkuser, checkuserlog, deletedrevs, embeddedin, exturlusage, filearchive, gadgetcategories, gadgets, imageusage, iwbacklinks, langbacklinks, linterrors, logevents, mystashedfiles, pagepropnames, pageswithprop, prefixsearch, protectedtitles, querypage, random, recentchanges, search, tags, usercontribs, users, watchlist, watchlistraw
meta

Which metadata to get.

Values (separate with | or alternative): allmessages, authmanagerinfo, filerepoinfo, notifications, siteinfo, tokens, unreadnotificationpages, userinfo
indexpageids

Include an additional pageids section listing all returned page IDs.

Type: boolean (details)
export

Export the current revisions of all given or generated pages.

Type: boolean (details)
exportnowrap

Return the export XML without wrapping it in an XML result (same format as Special:Export). Can only be used with export.

Type: boolean (details)
iwurl

Whether to get the full URL if the title is an interwiki link.

Type: boolean (details)
continue

When more results are available, use this to continue.

rawcontinue

Return raw query-continue data for continuation.

Type: boolean (details)
titles

A list of titles to work on.

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

A list of page IDs to work on.

Type: list of integers
Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
revids

A list of revision IDs to work on.

Type: list of integers
Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
generator

Get the list of pages to work on by executing the specified query module.

Note: Generator parameter names must be prefixed with a "g", see examples.

One of the following values: allcategories, alldeletedrevisions, allfileusages, allimages, alllinks, allpages, allredirects, allrevisions, alltransclusions, backlinks, categories, categorymembers, deletedrevisions, duplicatefiles, embeddedin, exturlusage, fileusage, images, imageusage, iwbacklinks, langbacklinks, links, linkshere, pageswithprop, prefixsearch, protectedtitles, querypage, random, recentchanges, redirects, revisions, search, templates, transcludedin, watchlist, watchlistraw
redirects

Automatically resolve redirects in titles, pageids, and revids, and in pages returned by generator.

Type: boolean (details)
converttitles

Convert titles to other variants if necessary. Only works if the wiki's content language supports variant conversion. Languages that support variant conversion include gan, iu, kk, ku, shi, sr, tg, uz and zh.

Type: boolean (details)