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Available from version 1.23.0 (Gerrit change 100996)
Occurs before ApiMain's execute is called to process the request.
Define function:
public static function onApiBeforeMain( &$main ) { ... }
Attach hook:

In extension.json:

	"Hooks": {
		"ApiBeforeMain": "MyExtensionHooks::onApiBeforeMain"

For MediaWiki ≤1.25:

$wgHooks['ApiBeforeMain'][] = 'MyExtensionHooks::onApiBeforeMain';
Called from:File(s): ../api.php

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


  • &$main: ApiMain being used for request

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