MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: unmaintained
Implementation API
Description Provides a client-server API for the ShortUrl extension.
Author(s) Daniel Norton (danortontalk)
Latest preview version 1.0.2 (2014-03-14)
MediaWiki 1.16+
PHP 5.3+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
Tested against Extension:ShortUrl version 1.1

The ShortUrlApi extension provides a client-server API for the ShortUrl extension. It adds:

  • A new property to page queries (action=query&prop=shorturl), providing for each page:
    • path: ShortUrl path (e.g. "/Special:ShortUrl/q45t")
    • code: ShortUrl code (e.g. "q45t")
  • A new query action (action=shorturl), which returns details about specified short URL codes.
    • template: a string formatting template for ShortUrl paths (e.g. "/Special:ShortUrl/$1")
    • an array of details for each code specified in the query

Installation edit

This extension requires the ShortUrl extension to be installed first.

  • Select a release archive, download it and place the file(s) in a directory called ShortUrlApi in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/ShortUrlApi/ShortUrlApi.php";
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

API Documentation edit

After installation, the API documentation is available at the API endpoint of your wiki. See the help page on the API endpoint for details.

See also edit