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(forældet i 1.25) The API documentation described here will work best with MediaWiki 1.14 and earlier. It has been deprecated in favor of alldeletedrevisions api

GET request to list deleted revisions.


list=deletedrevs (dr)

(main | query | deletedrevs)
  • This module is deprecated.
  • This module requires read rights.
  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0-or-later

List deleted revisions.

Operates in three modes:

  1. List deleted revisions for the given titles, sorted by timestamp.
  2. List deleted contributions for the given user, sorted by timestamp (no titles specified).
  3. List all deleted revisions in the given namespace, sorted by title and timestamp (no titles specified, druser not set).

Certain parameters only apply to some modes and are ignored in others.

Specific parameters:
Other general parameters are available.

The timestamp to start enumerating from.

Modes: 1, 2
Type: timestamp (allowed formats)

The timestamp to stop enumerating at.

Modes: 1, 2
Type: timestamp (allowed formats)

In which direction to enumerate:

List oldest first. Note: drstart has to be before drend.
List newest first (default). Note: drstart has to be later than drend.
Modes: 1, 3
One of the following values: newer, older
Default: older

Start listing at this title.

Mode: 3

Stop listing at this title.

Mode: 3

Search for all page titles that begin with this value.

Mode: 3

List only one revision for each page.

Mode: 3
Type: boolean (details)

Only list pages in this namespace.

Mode: 3
One of the following values: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 90, 91, 92, 93, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 486, 487, 710, 711, 828, 829, 1198, 1199, 2600, 5500, 5501
Default: 0

Only list revisions tagged with this tag.


Only list revisions by this user.

Type: user, by any of username, IP, Temporary user, interwiki name (e.g. "prefix>ExampleName") and user ID (e.g. "#12345")

Don't list revisions by this user.

Type: user, by any of username, IP, Temporary user, interwiki name (e.g. "prefix>ExampleName") and user ID (e.g. "#12345")

Which properties to get:

Adds the revision ID of the deleted revision.
Adds the revision ID of the previous revision to the page.
Adds the user who made the revision.
Adds the ID of the user who made the revision.
Adds the comment of the revision.
Adds the parsed comment of the revision.
Tags if the revision is minor.
Adds the length (bytes) of the revision.
Adds the SHA-1 (base 16) of the revision.
Adds the content of the revision. For performance reasons, if this option is used, drlimit is enforced to 50.
Deprecated. Gives the edit token.
Tags for the revision.
Values (separate with | or alternative): comment, content, len, minor, parentid, parsedcomment, revid, sha1, tags, user, userid, token
Default: user|comment

The maximum amount of revisions to list. If drprop=content is used, the limit is 50.

Type: integer or max
The value must be between 1 and 500.
Default: 10

When more results are available, use this to continue. More detailed information on how to continue queries can be found on mediawiki.org.

List the last deleted revisions of the pages MediaWiki and Talk:Main Page, with content (mode 1).
api.php?action=query&list=deletedrevs&titles=MediaWiki|Talk%3AMediaWiki&drprop=user|comment|content [open in sandbox]
List the last 50 deleted contributions by Bob (mode 2).
api.php?action=query&list=deletedrevs&druser=Bob&drlimit=50 [open in sandbox]
List the first 50 deleted revisions in the main namespace (mode 3).
api.php?action=query&list=deletedrevs&drdir=newer&drlimit=50 [open in sandbox]
List the first 50 deleted pages in the Talk namespace (mode 3).
api.php?action=query&list=deletedrevs&drdir=newer&drlimit=50&drnamespace=1&drunique= [open in sandbox]


GET request

List the 6 most recent deleted revisions from user Catrope dated September 4, 2007.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <deletedrevs drstart="20070904142729" />
      <page title="Main Page" ns="0" token="e4c475f13be7824135b4edbebf4140ff+\">
          <rev timestamp="20070904200804" revid="31" user="Catrope" minor="" len="" />
          <rev timestamp="20070904200753" revid="30" user="Catrope" minor="" len="" />
          <rev timestamp="20070904193501" revid="29" user="Catrope" minor="" len="568" />
          <rev timestamp="20070904193213" revid="28" user="Catrope" minor="" len="470" />
      <page title="User:Catrope" ns="2" token="e4c475f13be7824135b4edbebf4140ff+\">
          <rev timestamp="20070904143938" revid="24" user="Catrope" len="52" />
          <rev timestamp="20070904142758" revid="23" user="Catrope" len="37" />

Eksempel kode




    MediaWiki Action API Code Samples
    Demo of `Deletedrevs` module: List the six most recent deleted revisions
    from User:Catrope

    MIT License

import requests

S = requests.Session()

URL = "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php"

    "drend": "20070904000000",
    "format": "json",
    "druser": "Catrope",
    "list": "deletedrevs",
    "drstart": "20070904235959",
    "drlimit": "6",
    "drprop": "revid|user|minor|len|token",
    "action": "query"

R = S.get(url=URL, params=PARAMS)
DATA = R.json()


Mulige fejl

Kode Information
drpermissiondenied You don't have permission to view deleted revision information. On most wikis, viewing deleted revisions is restricted to sysops, but other wikis may have different rules.


  • v1.24: Deprecated drprop: token
  • v1.23: Introducerede drtag, drprop: tags
  • v1.19: Introducerede drprop: sha1
  • v1.18: Introducerede drto, drprefix, drprop: parentid
  • v1.17: Introducerede drprop: userid
  • v1.16: Introducerede drprop: parsedcomment
  • v1.15: Introducerede druser,drexcludeuser,drnamespace, drunique,drfrom

Additional notes

  • You need the deletedhistory right to use this module.

This module can be used in one of three modes:

    • List deleted revisions for the given titles (through titles or a generator), sorted by timestamp
    • List deleted contributions for a certain user, sorted by timestamp (druser set, no titles given)
    • List all deleted revisions in a certain namespace (druser not set, no titles given)
  • Some parameters are restricted to certain modes only, and are marked accordingly.

See also