Manual:pageExists.php

DetailsEdit

MediaWiki version:
1.24

Gerrit change 132695

pageExists.php file is a maintenance script to report whether a page with a specific title exists. It will print out the result to standard output with a meaningful text, and will set the exit status of the script to 0 if the page exists.

UsageEdit

php maintenance/pageExists.php "page title"

ExampleEdit

Example echoing the exit status:

php maintenance/pageExists.php "page title" ; echo "Exit Status" $?
Exit status = 0   means the page exists
Exit status = 1   means the page does NOT exist.

ParametersEdit

Option/Parameter Description
Page title checks whether the page exists