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The api.php file is the external access point for the MediaWiki API. See API:Main page for details on using the API.

Actions taken[edit | edit source]

Several actions are taken by api.php, including:

  • Check for PHP version 5.3.2 or higher and exit with an error message if a lower version is found.
  • Include WebStart.php.
  • Check if the API is enabled ($wgEnableAPI).
  • Do some stuff to make cross-site requests to the API possible. See $wgCrossSiteAJAXdomains.
  • Construct an ApiMain object with the arguments passed via the URL and call its execute() method to do the actual API stuff.
  • Do any deferred updates.
  • Do some logging.

See also[edit | edit source]