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  Status:          All features shown on this page should be working, but the API
                   is still in active development, and  may change at any time.
                   Make sure to monitor our mailing list for any updates.
  
  Documentation:   http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API
  Mailing list:    http://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-api
  Bugs & Requests: http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/buglist.cgi?component=API&bug_status=NEW&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&order=bugs.delta_ts
  
  
  
  
  
Parameters:
  format         - The format of the output
                   One value: json, jsonfm, php, phpfm, wddx, wddxfm, xml, xmlfm, yaml, yamlfm, rawfm, txt, txtfm, dbg, dbgfm
                   Default: xmlfm
  action         - What action you would like to perform
                   One value: login, logout, query, expandtemplates, parse, opensearch, feedwatchlist, help, paraminfo
                   Default: help
  version        - When showing help, include version for each module
  maxlag         - Maximum lag
  smaxage        - Set the s-maxage header to this many seconds. Errors are never cached
                   Default: 0
  maxage         - Set the max-age header to this many seconds. Errors are never cached
                   Default: 0


*** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***  Modules  *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 

* action=login (lg) *
  This module is used to login and get the authentication tokens. 
  In the event of a successful log-in, a cookie will be attached
  to your session. In the event of a failed log-in, you will not 
  be able to attempt another log-in through this method for 5 seconds.
  This is to prevent password guessing by automated password crackers.

This module only accepts POST requests.
Parameters:
  lgname         - User Name
  lgpassword     - Password
  lgdomain       - Domain (optional)
Example:
  api.php?action=login&lgname=user&lgpassword=password

* action=logout *
  This module is used to logout and clear session data
Parameters:
Example:
  api.php?action=logout

* action=query *
  Query API module allows applications to get needed pieces of data from the MediaWiki databases,
  and is loosely based on the Query API interface currently available on all MediaWiki servers.
  All data modifications will first have to use query to acquire a token to prevent abuse from malicious sites.
Parameters:
  titles         - A list of titles to work on
  pageids        - A list of page IDs to work on
  revids         - A list of revision IDs to work on
  prop           - Which properties to get for the titles/revisions/pageids
                   Values (separate with '|'): info, revisions, links, langlinks, images, imageinfo, templates, categories, extlinks, categoryinfo
  list           - Which lists to get
                   Values (separate with '|'): allimages, allpages, alllinks, allcategories, allusers, backlinks, blocks, categorymembers, deletedrevs, embeddedin, imageusage, logevents, recentchanges, search, usercontribs, watchlist, exturlusage, users, random
  meta           - Which meta data to get about the site
                   Values (separate with '|'): siteinfo, userinfo, allmessages
  generator      - Use the output of a list as the input for other prop/list/meta items
                   One value: links, images, templates, categories, allimages, allpages, alllinks, allcategories, backlinks, categorymembers, embeddedin, imageusage, search, watchlist, exturlusage, random
  redirects      - Automatically resolve redirects
  indexpageids   - Include an additional pageids section listing all returned page IDs.
Example:
  api.php?action=query&prop=revisions&meta=siteinfo&titles=Main%20Page&rvprop=user|comment

--- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---  Query: Prop  --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 

* prop=info (in) *
  Get basic page information such as namespace, title, last touched date, ...
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
                    "subjectid"     - The page ID of the parent page for each talk page
                   Values (separate with '|'): protection, talkid, subjectid
  intoken        - Request a token to perform a data-modifying action on a page
                   Values (separate with '|'): edit, delete, protect, move, block, unblock
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&prop=info&titles=Main%20Page
  api.php?action=query&prop=info&inprop=protection&titles=Main%20Page

* prop=revisions (rv) *
  Get revision information.
  This module may be used in several ways:
   1) Get data about a set of pages (last revision), by setting titles or pageids parameter.
   2) Get revisions for one given page, by using titles/pageids with start/end/limit params.
   3) Get data about a set of revisions by setting their IDs with revids parameter.
  All parameters marked as (enum) may only be used with a single page (#2).
Parameters:
  rvprop         - Which properties to get for each revision.
                   Values (separate with '|'): ids, flags, timestamp, user, size, comment, content
                   Default: ids|timestamp|flags|comment|user
  rvlimit        - limit how many revisions will be returned (enum)
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
  rvstartid      - from which revision id to start enumeration (enum)
  rvendid        - stop revision enumeration on this revid (enum)
  rvstart        - from which revision timestamp to start enumeration (enum)
  rvend          - enumerate up to this timestamp (enum)
  rvdir          - direction of enumeration - towards "newer" or "older" revisions (enum)
                   One value: newer, older
                   Default: older
  rvuser         - only include revisions made by user
  rvexcludeuser  - exclude revisions made by user
  rvexpandtemplates - expand templates in revision content
  rvsection      - only retrieve the content of this section
  rvtoken        - Which tokens to obtain for each revision
                   Values (separate with '|'): rollback
Examples:
  Get data with content for the last revision of titles "API" and "Main Page":
    api.php?action=query&prop=revisions&titles=API|Main%20Page&rvprop=timestamp|user|comment|content
  Get last 5 revisions of the "Main Page":
    api.php?action=query&prop=revisions&titles=Main%20Page&rvlimit=5&rvprop=timestamp|user|comment
  Get first 5 revisions of the "Main Page":
    api.php?action=query&prop=revisions&titles=Main%20Page&rvlimit=5&rvprop=timestamp|user|comment&rvdir=newer
  Get first 5 revisions of the "Main Page" made after 2006-05-01:
    api.php?action=query&prop=revisions&titles=Main%20Page&rvlimit=5&rvprop=timestamp|user|comment&rvdir=newer&rvstart=20060501000000
  Get first 5 revisions of the "Main Page" that were not made made by anonymous user "127.0.0.1"
    api.php?action=query&prop=revisions&titles=Main%20Page&rvlimit=5&rvprop=timestamp|user|comment&rvexcludeuser=127.0.0.1
  Get first 5 revisions of the "Main Page" that were made by the user "MediaWiki default"
    api.php?action=query&prop=revisions&titles=Main%20Page&rvlimit=5&rvprop=timestamp|user|comment&rvuser=MediaWiki%20default

* prop=links (pl) *
  Returns all links from the given page(s)
Parameters:
  plnamespace    - Show links in this namespace(s) only
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  pllimit        - How many links to return
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  plcontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue
Examples:
  Get links from the [[Main Page]]:
    api.php?action=query&prop=links&titles=Main%20Page
  Get information about the link pages in the [[Main Page]]:
    api.php?action=query&generator=links&titles=Main%20Page&prop=info
  Get links from the Main Page in the User and Template namespaces:
    api.php?action=query&prop=links&titles=Main%20Page&plnamespace=2|10
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* prop=langlinks (ll) *
  Returns all interlanguage links from the given page(s)
Parameters:
  lllimit        - How many langlinks to return
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  llcontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue
Examples:
  Get interlanguage links from the [[Main Page]]:
    api.php?action=query&prop=langlinks&titles=Main%20Page&redirects

* prop=images (im) *
  Returns all images contained on the given page(s)
Parameters:
  imlimit        - How many images to return
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  imcontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue
Examples:
  Get a list of images used in the [[Main Page]]:
    api.php?action=query&prop=images&titles=Main%20Page
  Get information about all images used in the [[Main Page]]:
    api.php?action=query&generator=images&titles=Main%20Page&prop=info
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* prop=imageinfo (ii) *
  Returns image information and upload history
Parameters:
  iiprop         - What image information to get.
                   Values (separate with '|'): timestamp, user, comment, url, size, sha1, mime, metadata, archivename
                   Default: timestamp|user
  iilimit        - How many image revisions to return
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 1
  iistart        - Timestamp to start listing from
  iiend          - Timestamp to stop listing at
  iiurlwidth     - If iiprop=url is set, a URL to an image scaled to this width will be returned.
                   Only the current version of the image can be scaled.
                   Default: -1
  iiurlheight    - Similar to iiurlwidth. Cannot be used without iiurlwidth
                   Default: -1
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&titles=Image:Albert%20Einstein%20Head.jpg&prop=imageinfo
  api.php?action=query&titles=Image:Test.jpg&prop=imageinfo&iilimit=50&iiend=20071231235959&iiprop=timestamp|user|url

* prop=templates (tl) *
  Returns all templates from the given page(s)
Parameters:
  tlnamespace    - Show templates in this namespace(s) only
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  tllimit        - How many templates to return
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  tlcontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue
Examples:
  Get templates from the [[Main Page]]:
    api.php?action=query&prop=templates&titles=Main%20Page
  Get information about the template pages in the [[Main Page]]:
    api.php?action=query&generator=templates&titles=Main%20Page&prop=info
  Get templates from the Main Page in the User and Template namespaces:
    api.php?action=query&prop=templates&titles=Main%20Page&tlnamespace=2|10
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* prop=categories (cl) *
  List all categories the page(s) belong to
Parameters:
  clprop         - Which additional properties to get for each category.
                   Values (separate with '|'): sortkey, timestamp
  cllimit        - How many categories to return
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  clcontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue
Examples:
  Get a list of categories [[Albert Einstein]] belongs to:
    api.php?action=query&prop=categories&titles=Albert%20Einstein
  Get information about all categories used in the [[Albert Einstein]]:
    api.php?action=query&generator=categories&titles=Albert%20Einstein&prop=info
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* prop=extlinks (el) *
  Returns all external urls (not interwikies) from the given page(s)
Parameters:
  ellimit        - How many links to return
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  eloffset       - When more results are available, use this to continue
Examples:
  Get a list of external links on the [[Main Page]]:
    api.php?action=query&prop=extlinks&titles=Main%20Page

* prop=categoryinfo (ci) *
  Returns information about the given categories
Example:
  api.php?action=query&prop=categoryinfo&titles=Category:Foo|Category:Bar

--- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---  Query: List  --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 

* list=allimages (ai) *
  Enumerate all images sequentially
Parameters:
  aifrom         - The image title to start enumerating from.
  aiprefix       - Search for all image titles that begin with this value.
  aiminsize      - Limit to images with at least this many bytes
  aimaxsize      - Limit to images with at most this many bytes
  ailimit        - How many total images to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  aidir          - The direction in which to list
                   One value: ascending, descending
                   Default: ascending
  aisha1         - SHA1 hash of image
  aisha1base36   - SHA1 hash of image in base 36 (used in MediaWiki)
  aiprop         - Which properties to get
                   Values (separate with '|'): timestamp, user, comment, url, size, dimensions, mime, sha1, metadata
                   Default: timestamp|url
Examples:
  Simple Use
   Show a list of images starting at the letter "B"
    api.php?action=query&list=allimages&aifrom=B
  Using as Generator
   Show info about 4 images starting at the letter "T"
    api.php?action=query&generator=allimages&gailimit=4&gaifrom=T&prop=imageinfo
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=allpages (ap) *
  Enumerate all pages sequentially in a given namespace
Parameters:
  apfrom         - The page title to start enumerating from.
  apprefix       - Search for all page titles that begin with this value.
  apnamespace    - The namespace to enumerate.
                   One value: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
                   Default: 0
  apfilterredir  - Which pages to list.
                   One value: all, redirects, nonredirects
                   Default: all
  apminsize      - Limit to pages with at least this many bytes
  apmaxsize      - Limit to pages with at most this many bytes
  apprtype       - Limit to protected pages only
                   Values (separate with '|'): edit, move
  apprlevel      - The protection level (must be used with apprtype= parameter)
                   Can be empty, or Values (separate with '|'): autoconfirmed, sysop
  aplimit        - How many total pages to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  apdir          - The direction in which to list
                   One value: ascending, descending
                   Default: ascending
  apfilterlanglinks - Filter based on whether a page has langlinks
                   One value: withlanglinks, withoutlanglinks, all
                   Default: all
Examples:
  Simple Use
   Show a list of pages starting at the letter "B"
    api.php?action=query&list=allpages&apfrom=B
  Using as Generator
   Show info about 4 pages starting at the letter "T"
    api.php?action=query&generator=allpages&gaplimit=4&gapfrom=T&prop=info
   Show content of first 2 non-redirect pages begining at "Re"
    api.php?action=query&generator=allpages&gaplimit=2&gapfilterredir=nonredirects&gapfrom=Re&prop=revisions&rvprop=content
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=alllinks (al) *
  Enumerate all links that point to a given namespace
Parameters:
  alcontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue.
  alfrom         - The page title to start enumerating from.
  alprefix       - Search for all page titles that begin with this value.
  alunique       - Only show unique links. Cannot be used with generator or prop=ids
  alprop         - What pieces of information to include
                   Values (separate with '|'): ids, title
                   Default: title
  alnamespace    - The namespace to enumerate.
                   One value: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
                   Default: 0
  allimit        - How many total links to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
Example:
  api.php?action=query&list=alllinks&alunique&alfrom=B
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=allcategories (ac) *
  Enumerate all categories
Parameters:
  acfrom         - The category to start enumerating from.
  acprefix       - Search for all category titles that begin with this value.
  acdir          - Direction to sort in.
                   One value: ascending, descending
                   Default: ascending
  aclimit        - How many categories to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  acprop         - Which properties to get
                   Values (separate with '|'): size, hidden
                   Default: 
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&list=allcategories&acprop=size
  api.php?action=query&generator=allcategories&gacprefix=List&prop=info
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=allusers (au) *
  Enumerate all registered users
Parameters:
  aufrom         - The user name to start enumerating from.
  auprefix       - Search for all page titles that begin with this value.
  augroup        - Limit users to a given group name
                   One value: bot, sysop, bureaucrat, dropboxuser, widgeteditor
  auprop         - What pieces of information to include.
                   `groups` property uses more server resources and may return fewer results than the limit.
                   Values (separate with '|'): blockinfo, groups, editcount, registration
  aulimit        - How many total user names to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
Example:
  api.php?action=query&list=allusers&aufrom=Y

* list=backlinks (bl) *
  Find all pages that link to the given page
Parameters:
  bltitle        - Title to search. If null, titles= parameter will be used instead, but will be obsolete soon.
  blcontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue.
  blnamespace    - The namespace to enumerate.
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  blfilterredir  - How to filter for redirects
                   One value: all, redirects, nonredirects
                   Default: all
  bllimit        - How many total pages to return. If blredirect is enabled, limit applies to each level separately.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  blredirect     - If linking page is a redirect, find all pages that link to that redirect as well. Maximum limit is halved.
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&list=backlinks&bltitle=Main%20Page
  api.php?action=query&generator=backlinks&gbltitle=Main%20Page&prop=info
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=blocks (bk) *
  List all blocked users and IP addresses.
Parameters:
  bkstart        - The timestamp to start enumerating from
  bkend          - The timestamp to stop enumerating at
  bkdir          - The direction in which to enumerate
                   One value: newer, older
                   Default: older
  bkids          - Pipe-separated list of block IDs to list (optional)
  bkusers        - Pipe-separated list of users to search for (optional)
  bkip           - Get all blocks applying to this IP or CIDR range, including range blocks.
                   Cannot be used together with bkusers. CIDR ranges broader than /16 are not accepted.
  bklimit        - The maximum amount of blocks to list
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  bkprop         - Which properties to get
                   Values (separate with '|'): id, user, by, timestamp, expiry, reason, range, flags
                   Default: id|user|by|timestamp|expiry|reason|flags
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&list=blocks
  api.php?action=query&list=blocks&bkusers=Alice|Bob

* list=categorymembers (cm) *
  List all pages in a given category
Parameters:
  cmtitle        - Which category to enumerate (required). Must include Category: prefix
  cmprop         - What pieces of information to include
                   Values (separate with '|'): ids, title, sortkey, timestamp
                   Default: ids|title
  cmnamespace    - Only include pages in these namespaces
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  cmcontinue     - For large categories, give the value retured from previous query
  cmlimit        - The maximum number of pages to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  cmsort         - Property to sort by
                   One value: sortkey, timestamp
                   Default: sortkey
  cmdir          - In which direction to sort
                   One value: asc, desc
                   Default: asc
  cmstart        - Timestamp to start listing from. Can only be used with cmsort=timestamp
  cmend          - Timestamp to end listing at. Can only be used with cmsort=timestamp
Examples:
  Get first 10 pages in [[Category:Physics]]:
    api.php?action=query&list=categorymembers&cmtitle=Category:Physics
  Get page info about first 10 pages in [[Category:Physics]]:
    api.php?action=query&generator=categorymembers&gcmtitle=Category:Physics&prop=info
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=deletedrevs (dr) *
  List deleted revisions.
Parameters:
  drstart        - The timestamp to start enumerating from
  drend          - The timestamp to stop enumerating at
  drdir          - The direction in which to enumerate
                   One value: newer, older
                   Default: older
  drlimit        - The maximum amount of revisions to list
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  drprop         - Which properties to get
                   Values (separate with '|'): revid, user, comment, minor, len, content, token
                   Default: user|comment
Examples:
  List the first 50 deleted revisions
    api.php?action=query&list=deletedrevs&drdir=newer&drlimit=50
  List the last deleted revisions of Main Page and Talk:Main Page, with content:
    api.php?action=query&list=deletedrevs&titles=Main%20Page|Talk:Main%20Page&drprop=user|comment|content

* list=embeddedin (ei) *
  Find all pages that embed (transclude) the given title
Parameters:
  eititle        - Title to search. If null, titles= parameter will be used instead, but will be obsolete soon.
  eicontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue.
  einamespace    - The namespace to enumerate.
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  eifilterredir  - How to filter for redirects
                   One value: all, redirects, nonredirects
                   Default: all
  eilimit        - How many total pages to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&list=embeddedin&eititle=Template:Stub
  api.php?action=query&generator=embeddedin&geititle=Template:Stub&prop=info
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=imageusage (iu) *
  Find all pages that use the given image title.
Parameters:
  iutitle        - Title to search. If null, titles= parameter will be used instead, but will be obsolete soon.
  iucontinue     - When more results are available, use this to continue.
  iunamespace    - The namespace to enumerate.
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  iufilterredir  - How to filter for redirects
                   One value: all, redirects, nonredirects
                   Default: all
  iulimit        - How many total pages to return. If iuredirect is enabled, limit applies to each level separately.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  iuredirect     - If linking page is a redirect, find all pages that link to that redirect as well. Maximum limit is halved.
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&list=imageusage&iutitle=Image:Albert%20Einstein%20Head.jpg
  api.php?action=query&generator=imageusage&giutitle=Image:Albert%20Einstein%20Head.jpg&prop=info
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=logevents (le) *
  Get events from logs.
Parameters:
  leprop         - Which properties to get
                   Values (separate with '|'): ids, title, type, user, timestamp, comment, details
                   Default: ids|title|type|user|timestamp|comment|details
  letype         - Filter log entries to only this type(s)
                   Can be empty, or One value: block, protect, rights, delete, upload, move, import, patrol, merge, suppress, renameuser, pdf, interwiki
  lestart        - The timestamp to start enumerating from.
  leend          - The timestamp to end enumerating.
  ledir          - In which direction to enumerate.
                   One value: newer, older
                   Default: older
  leuser         - Filter entries to those made by the given user.
  letitle        - Filter entries to those related to a page.
  lelimit        - How many total event entries to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
Example:
  api.php?action=query&list=logevents

* list=recentchanges (rc) *
  Enumerate recent changes
Parameters:
  rcstart        - The timestamp to start enumerating from.
  rcend          - The timestamp to end enumerating.
  rcdir          - In which direction to enumerate.
                   One value: newer, older
                   Default: older
  rcnamespace    - Filter log entries to only this namespace(s)
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  rctitles       - Filter log entries to only these page titles
  rcprop         - Include additional pieces of information
                   Values (separate with '|'): user, comment, flags, timestamp, title, ids, sizes, redirect, patrolled
                   Default: title|timestamp|ids
  rcshow         - Show only items that meet this criteria.
                   For example, to see only minor edits done by logged-in users, set show=minor|!anon
                   Values (separate with '|'): minor, !minor, bot, !bot, anon, !anon, redirect, !redirect, patrolled, !patrolled
  rclimit        - How many total changes to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  rctype         - Which types of changes to show.
                   Values (separate with '|'): edit, new, log
Example:
  api.php?action=query&list=recentchanges

* list=search (sr) *
  Perform a full text search
Parameters:
  srsearch       - Search for all page titles (or content) that has this value.
  srnamespace    - The namespace(s) to enumerate.
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
                   Default: 0
  srwhat         - Search inside the text or titles.
                   One value: title, text
                   Default: title
  srredirects    - Include redirect pages in the search.
  sroffset       - Use this value to continue paging (return by query)
                   Default: 0
  srlimit        - How many total pages to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&list=search&srsearch=meaning
  api.php?action=query&list=search&srwhat=text&srsearch=meaning
  api.php?action=query&generator=search&gsrsearch=meaning&prop=info
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=usercontribs (uc) *
  Get all edits by a user
Parameters:
  uclimit        - The maximum number of contributions to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  ucstart        - The start timestamp to return from.
  ucend          - The end timestamp to return to.
  ucuser         - The user to retrieve contributions for.
  ucuserprefix   - Retrieve contibutions for all users whose names begin with this value. Overrides ucuser.
  ucdir          - The direction to search (older or newer).
                   One value: newer, older
                   Default: older
  ucnamespace    - Only list contributions in these namespaces
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  ucprop         - Include additional pieces of information
                   Values (separate with '|'): ids, title, timestamp, comment, flags
                   Default: ids|title|timestamp|flags|comment
  ucshow         - Show only items that meet this criteria, e.g. non minor edits only: show=!minor
                   Values (separate with '|'): minor, !minor
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&list=usercontribs&ucuser=YurikBot
  api.php?action=query&list=usercontribs&ucuserprefix=217.121.114.

* list=watchlist (wl) *
  Get all recent changes to pages in the logged in user's watchlist
Parameters:
  wlallrev       - Include multiple revisions of the same page within given timeframe.
  wlstart        - The timestamp to start enumerating from.
  wlend          - The timestamp to end enumerating.
  wlnamespace    - Filter changes to only the given namespace(s).
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  wldir          - In which direction to enumerate pages.
                   One value: newer, older
                   Default: older
  wllimit        - How many total results to return per request.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  wlprop         - Which additional items to get (non-generator mode only).
                   Values (separate with '|'): ids, title, flags, user, comment, timestamp, patrol, sizes
                   Default: ids|title|flags
  wlshow         - Show only items that meet this criteria.
                   For example, to see only minor edits done by logged-in users, set show=minor|!anon
                   Values (separate with '|'): minor, !minor, bot, !bot, anon, !anon
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&list=watchlist
  api.php?action=query&list=watchlist&wlprop=ids|title|timestamp|user|comment
  api.php?action=query&list=watchlist&wlallrev&wlprop=ids|title|timestamp|user|comment
  api.php?action=query&generator=watchlist&prop=info
  api.php?action=query&generator=watchlist&gwlallrev&prop=revisions&rvprop=timestamp|user
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=exturlusage (eu) *
  Enumerate pages that contain a given URL
Parameters:
  euprop         - What pieces of information to include
                   Values (separate with '|'): ids, title, url
                   Default: ids|title|url
  euoffset       - Used for paging. Use the value returned for "continue"
  euprotocol     - Protocol of the url. If empty and euquery set, the protocol is http.
                   Leave both this and euquery empty to list all external links
                   Can be empty, or One value: http, https, ftp, irc, gopher, telnet, nntp, worldwind, mailto, news
                   Default: 
  euquery        - Search string without protocol. See [[Special:LinkSearch]]. Leave empty to list all external links
  eunamespace    - The page namespace(s) to enumerate.
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  eulimit        - How many pages to return.
                   No more than 500 (5000 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
Example:
  api.php?action=query&list=exturlusage&euquery=www.mediawiki.org
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

* list=users (us) *
  Get information about a list of users
Parameters:
  usprop         - What pieces of information to include
                     blockinfo - tags if the user is blocked, by whom, and for what reason
                     groups    - lists all the groups the user belongs to
                     editcount - adds the user's edit count
                   Values (separate with '|'): blockinfo, groups, editcount, registration
  ususers        - A list of users to obtain the same information for
Example:
  api.php?action=query&list=users&ususers=brion|TimStarling&usprop=groups|editcount

* list=random (rn) *
  Get a set of random pages
  NOTE: Pages are listed in a fixed sequence, only the starting point is random. This means that if, for example, "Main Page" is the first 
        random page on your list, "List of fictional monkeys" will *always* be second, "List of people on stamps of Vanuatu" third, etc.
  NOTE: If the number of pages in the namespace is lower than rnlimit, you will get fewer pages. You will not get the same page twice.
Parameters:
  rnnamespace    - Return pages in these namespaces only
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
  rnlimit        - Limit how many random pages will be returned
                   No more than 10 (20 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 1
Example:
  api.php?action=query&list=random&rnnamespace=0&rnlimit=2
Generator:
  This module may be used as a generator

--- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---  Query: Meta  --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 

* meta=siteinfo (si) *
  Return general information about the site.
Parameters:
  siprop         - Which sysinfo properties to get:
                    "general"      - Overall system information
                    "namespaces"   - List of registered namespaces (localized)
                    "namespacealiases" - List of registered namespace aliases
                    "specialpagealiases" - List of special page aliases
                    "statistics"   - Returns site statistics
                    "interwikimap" - Returns interwiki map (optionally filtered)
                    "dbrepllag"    - Returns database server with the highest replication lag
                    "usergroups"   - Returns user groups and the associated permissions
                   Values (separate with '|'): general, namespaces, namespacealiases, specialpagealiases, interwikimap, dbrepllag, statistics, usergroups
                   Default: general
  sifilteriw     - Return only local or only nonlocal entries of the interwiki map
                   One value: local, !local
  sishowalldb    - List all database servers, not just the one lagging the most
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=general|namespaces|namespacealiases|statistics
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=interwikimap&sifilteriw=local
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=dbrepllag&sishowalldb

* meta=userinfo (ui) *
  Get information about the current user
Parameters:
  uiprop         - What pieces of information to include
                     blockinfo  - tags if the current user is blocked, by whom, and for what reason
                     hasmsg     - adds a tag "message" if the current user has pending messages
                     groups     - lists all the groups the current user belongs to
                     rights     - lists of all rights the current user has
                     options    - lists all preferences the current user has set
                     editcount  - adds the current user's edit count
                     ratelimits - lists all rate limits applying to the current user
                   Values (separate with '|'): blockinfo, hasmsg, groups, rights, options, editcount, ratelimits
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&meta=userinfo
  api.php?action=query&meta=userinfo&uiprop=blockinfo|groups|rights|hasmsg

* meta=allmessages (am) *
  Return messages from this site.
Parameters:
  ammessages     - Which messages to output. "*" means all messages
                   Default: *
  amfilter       - Return only messages that contain this string
  amlang         - Return messages in this language
Examples:
  api.php?action=query&meta=allmessages&amfilter=ipb-
  api.php?action=query&meta=allmessages&ammessages=august|mainpage&amlang=de


*** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***  Modules: continuation  *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 


* action=expandtemplates *
  This module expand all templates in wikitext
Parameters:
  title          - Title of page
                   Default: API
  text           - Wikitext to convert
  generatexml    - Generate XML parse tree
Example:
  api.php?action=expandtemplates&text={{Project:Sandbox}}

* action=parse *
  This module parses wikitext and returns parser output
Parameters:
  title          - Title of page the text belongs to
                   Default: API
  text           - Wikitext to parse
  page           - Parse the content of this page. Cannot be used together with text and title
  oldid          - Parse the content of this revision. Overrides page
  prop           - Which pieces of information to get.
                   NOTE: Section tree is only generated if there are more than 4 sections, or if the __TOC__ keyword is present
                   Values (separate with '|'): text, langlinks, categories, links, templates, images, externallinks, sections, revid
                   Default: text|langlinks|categories|links|templates|images|externallinks|sections|revid
Example:
  api.php?action=parse&text={{Project:Sandbox}}

* action=opensearch *
  This module implements OpenSearch protocol
Parameters:
  search         - Search string
  limit          - Maximum amount of results to return
                   No more than 100 (100 for bots) allowed.
                   Default: 10
  namespace      - Namespaces to search
                   Values (separate with '|'): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 100, 101, 110, 111, 274, 275
                   Default: 0
Example:
  api.php?action=opensearch&search=Te

* action=feedwatchlist *
  This module returns a watchlist feed
Parameters:
  feedformat     - The format of the feed
                   One value: rss, atom
                   Default: rss
  hours          - List pages modified within this many hours from now
                   The value must be between 1 and 72
                   Default: 24
  allrev         - Include multiple revisions of the same page within given timeframe.
Example:
  api.php?action=feedwatchlist

* action=help *
  Display this help screen.

* action=paraminfo *
  Obtain information about certain API parameters
Parameters:
  modules        - List of module names (value of the action= parameter)
  querymodules   - List of query module names (value of prop=, meta= or list= parameter)
Example:
  api.php?action=paraminfo&modules=parse&querymodules=allpages|siteinfo


*** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***  Formats  *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 

* format=json *
  Output data in JSON format
Parameters:
  callback       - If specified, wraps the output into a given function call. For safety, all user-specific data will be restricted.
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=json

* format=jsonfm *
  Output data in JSON format (pretty-print in HTML)
Parameters:
  callback       - If specified, wraps the output into a given function call. For safety, all user-specific data will be restricted.
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=jsonfm

* format=php *
  Output data in serialized PHP format
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=php

* format=phpfm *
  Output data in serialized PHP format (pretty-print in HTML)
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=phpfm

* format=wddx *
  Output data in WDDX format
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=wddx

* format=wddxfm *
  Output data in WDDX format (pretty-print in HTML)
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=wddxfm

* format=xml *
  Output data in XML format
Parameters:
  xmldoublequote - If specified, double quotes all attributes and content.
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=xml

* format=xmlfm *
  Output data in XML format (pretty-print in HTML)
Parameters:
  xmldoublequote - If specified, double quotes all attributes and content.
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=xmlfm

* format=yaml *
  Output data in YAML format
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=yaml

* format=yamlfm *
  Output data in YAML format (pretty-print in HTML)
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=yamlfm

* format=rawfm *
  Output data with the debuging elements in JSON format (pretty-print in HTML)
Parameters:
  callback       - If specified, wraps the output into a given function call. For safety, all user-specific data will be restricted.
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=rawfm

* format=txt *
  Output data in PHP's print_r() format
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=txt

* format=txtfm *
  Output data in PHP's print_r() format (pretty-print in HTML)
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=txtfm

* format=dbg *
  Output data in PHP's var_export() format
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=dbg

* format=dbgfm *
  Output data in PHP's var_export() format (pretty-print in HTML)
Example:
  api.php?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=namespaces&format=dbgfm


*** Credits: ***
   API developers:
       Roan Kattouw <Firstname>.<Lastname>@home.nl (lead developer Sep 2007-present)
       Victor Vasiliev - vasilvv at gee mail dot com
       Yuri Astrakhan <Firstname><Lastname>@gmail.com (creator, lead developer Sep 2006-Sep 2007)
   
   Please send your comments, suggestions and questions to mediawiki-api@lists.wikimedia.org
   or file a bug report at http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/
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