MediaWiki API help

This is an auto-generated MediaWiki API documentation page.

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

action=opensearch

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

Search the wiki using the OpenSearch protocol.

Parameters:
search

Search string.

limit

Maximum number 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, 110, 111
Default: 0
suggest

Do nothing if $wgEnableOpenSearchSuggest is false.

redirects

How to handle redirects:

return
Return the redirect itself.
resolve
Return the target page. May return fewer than limit results.

For historical reasons, the default is "return" for format=json and "resolve" for other formats.

One value: return, resolve
format

The format of the output.

One value: json, jsonfm, xml, xmlfm
Default: json
warningsaserror

If warnings are raised with format=json, return an API error instead of ignoring them.

Example:
Find pages beginning with Te.
api.php?action=opensearch&search=Te
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