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Available from version 1.19.0
Removed in version 1.33.0
Use this hook to modify a module's descriptions
Define function:
public static function onAPIGetDescription( ApiBase &$module, array &$desc ) { ... }
Attach hook:

In extension.json:

	"Hooks": {
		"APIGetDescription": "MyExtensionHooks::onAPIGetDescription"

For MediaWiki ≤1.25:

$wgHooks['APIGetDescription'][] = 'MyExtensionHooks::onAPIGetDescription';
Called from:File(s): api/ApiBase.php

For more information about attaching hooks, see Manual:Hooks.
For examples of extensions using this hook, see Category:APIGetDescription extensions.


  • &$module: ApiBase object
  • $desc: Array of descriptions