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list=allimages (ai)

(main | query | allimages)
  • This module requires read rights.
  • This module can be used as a generator.

Enumerate all images sequentially.

Parameters:
aisort

Property to sort by.

One value: name, timestamp
Default: name
aidir

The direction in which to list.

One value: ascending, descending, newer, older
Default: ascending
aifrom

The image title to start enumerating from. Can only be used with aisort=name.

aito

The image title to stop enumerating at. Can only be used with aisort=name.

aicontinue

When more results are available, use this to continue.

aistart

The timestamp to start enumerating from. Can only be used with aisort=timestamp.

aiend

The timestamp to end enumerating. Can only be used with aisort=timestamp.

aiprop

Which file information to get:

timestamp
Adds timestamp for the uploaded version.
user
Adds the user who uploaded each file version.
userid
Add the user ID that uploaded each file version.
comment
Comment on the version.
parsedcomment
Parse the comment on the version.
canonicaltitle
Adds the canonical title of the file.
url
Gives URL to the file and the description page.
size
Adds the size of the file in bytes and the height, width and page count (if applicable).
dimensions
Alias for size.
sha1
Adds SHA-1 hash for the file.
mime
Adds MIME type of the file.
mediatype
Adds the media type of the file.
metadata
Lists Exif metadata for the version of the file.
commonmetadata
Lists file format generic metadata for the version of the file.
extmetadata
Lists formatted metadata combined from multiple sources. Results are HTML formatted.
bitdepth
Adds the bit depth of the version.
Values (separate with |): timestamp, user, userid, comment, parsedcomment, canonicaltitle, url, size, dimensions, sha1, mime, mediatype, metadata, commonmetadata, extmetadata, bitdepth
Default: timestamp|url
aiprefix

Search for all image titles that begin with this value. Can only be used with aisort=name.

aiminsize

Limit to images with at least this many bytes.

aimaxsize

Limit to images with at most this many bytes.

aisha1

SHA1 hash of image. Overrides aisha1base36.

aisha1base36

SHA1 hash of image in base 36 (used in MediaWiki).

aiuser

Only return files uploaded by this user. Can only be used with aisort=timestamp. Cannot be used together with aifilterbots.

aifilterbots

How to filter files uploaded by bots. Can only be used with aisort=timestamp. Cannot be used together with aiuser.

One value: all, bots, nobots
Default: all
aimime

Disabled due to miser mode.

Separate values with |. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
ailimit

How many images in total to return.

No more than 500 (5,000 for bots) allowed.
Default: 10
Examples:
Show a list of files starting at the letter B.
api.php?action=query&list=allimages&aifrom=B
Show a list of recently uploaded files, similar to Special:NewFiles.
api.php?action=query&list=allimages&aiprop=user|timestamp|url&aisort=timestamp&aidir=older
Show a list of files with MIME type image/png or image/gif
api.php?action=query&list=allimages&aimime=image/png|image/gif
Show info about 4 files starting at the letter T.
api.php?action=query&generator=allimages&gailimit=4&gaifrom=T&prop=imageinfo
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