MediaWiki API help

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

Get tokens for data-modifying actions.

This module is deprecated in favor of action=query&meta=tokens.


Types of token to request.

Values (separate with | or alternative): block, createaccount, csrf, delete, edit, email, import, login, move, options, patrol, protect, rollback, unblock, userrights, watch
Default: edit
Retrieve an edit token (the default).
api.php?action=tokens [open in sandbox]
Retrieve an email token and a move token.
api.php?action=tokens&type=email|move [open in sandbox]