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action=import

(main | import)
  • This module requires read rights.
  • This module requires write rights.
  • This module only accepts POST requests.
  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0+

Import a page from another wiki, or from an XML file.

Note that the HTTP POST must be done as a file upload (i.e. using multipart/form-data) when sending a file for the xml parameter.

Parameters:
summary

Log entry import summary.

xml

Uploaded XML file.

Must be posted as a file upload using multipart/form-data.
interwikisource

For interwiki imports: wiki to import from.

One of the following values:
interwikipage

For interwiki imports: page to import.

fullhistory

For interwiki imports: import the full history, not just the current version.

Type: boolean (details)
templates

For interwiki imports: import all included templates as well.

Type: boolean (details)
namespace

Import to this namespace. Cannot be used together with rootpage.

One of the following values: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 102, 103, 106, 107, 108, 109, 170, 171, 1094, 1095, 1096, 1097, 1098, 1099, 1102, 1103, 1198, 1199, 1202, 1203, 1210, 1211, 1218, 1219, 1226, 1227, 1234, 1235, 1242, 1243, 1250, 1251, 1258, 1259, 1266, 1267, 1274, 1275, 1282, 1283, 1290, 1291, 1298, 1299, 1306, 1307, 1314, 1315, 1322, 1323, 1330, 1331, 1338, 1339, 1346, 1347, 1354, 1355, 1362, 1363, 1364, 1365, 1366, 1367, 1368, 1369, 1370, 1371, 1373, 1374, 1382, 1383, 1384, 1385, 1386, 1387
rootpage

Import as subpage of this page. Cannot be used together with namespace.

token

A "csrf" token retrieved from action=query&meta=tokens

This parameter is required.