MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: beta
Implementation API
Description Get data from Semantic MediaWiki through the REST API
Author(s) Sophivorustalk
Latest version 0.6 (2022-07-04)
MediaWiki 1.35+
PHP 7+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
Example [1]
Quarterly downloads 2 (Ranked 170th)
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The Semantic REST API extension adds an endpoint to the MediaWiki REST API that gives access to semantic data from Semantic MediaWiki.


Install Extension:SemanticMediaWiki

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called SemanticRESTAPI in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php :
    wfLoadExtension( 'SemanticRESTAPI' );
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.


Once installed, simply browse to https://www.example.com/w/rest.php/semantic/v0/Title_of_the_page to get a JSON with all the semantic properties for the given page. For example, compare this and this.

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