|This deprecated feature should no longer be used, but is still available for reasons of backwards compatibility. This feature was deprecated in version 1.31.0.|
|Allow the API to be used to perform write operations (page edits, rollback, etc.) when an authorized user accesses it.|
|Introduced in version:||1.8.0 (r16742)|
|Deprecated in version:||1.31.0 (Gerrit change 383726; )|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Default value:|| true (since 1.14)|
false (prior to 1.14)
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Allow the API to be used to perform write operations (page edits, rollback, etc.) when an authorized user accesses it.
writeapi right instead to enable or disable API writes to specfic or all user groups.