MediaWiki API help

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action=checktoken

(main | checktoken)
  • This module requires read rights.

Check the validity of a token from action=query&meta=tokens.

Parameters:
type

Type of token being tested.

This parameter is required.
One value: csrf, patrol, rollback, userrights, watch
token

Token to test.

This parameter is required.
maxtokenage

Maximum allowed age of the token, in seconds.

Example:
Test the validity of a csrf token.
api.php?action=checktoken&type=csrf&token=123ABC
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