Manual:$wgExtraRandompageSQL

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Site customization: $wgExtraRandompageSQL
Filter for Special:Randompage. Part of a WHERE clause.
Introduced in version: 1.3.0 (r4256)
Deprecated in version: 1.16.0
Removed in version: 1.19.0 (r87598)
Allowed values: (string), false
Default value: false

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As of 1.16, the Hooks/SpecialRandomGetRandomTitle hook provides a more flexible interface to modify the selection criteria.

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Filter for Special:Randompage. Part of a WHERE clause.

This variable can be used to bias or change the nature of the "random" page search. For example, to prevent the Main Page from showing as a randomly selected page, set:

$wgExtraRandompageSQL = 'page_title != "Main_Page"';