|This feature was removed completely in version 1.32.0.|
|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:||1.32.0 (Gerrit change 392542; )|
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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.
Starting with MediaWiki 1.32.0 the API cannot be disabled completely since it is now required for running MediaWiki.