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action=move

(main | move)
  • This module requires read rights.
  • This module requires write rights.
  • This module only accepts POST requests.
  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0+

Move a page.

Parameters:
from

Title of the page to rename. Cannot be used together with fromid.

fromid

Page ID of the page to rename. Cannot be used together with from.

Type: integer
to

Title to rename the page to.

This parameter is required.
reason

Reason for the rename.

Default: (empty)
movetalk

Rename the talk page, if it exists.

Type: boolean (details)
movesubpages

Rename subpages, if applicable.

Type: boolean (details)
noredirect

Don't create a redirect.

Type: boolean (details)
watch
Deprecated.

Add the page and the redirect to the current user's watchlist.

Type: boolean (details)
unwatch
Deprecated.

Remove the page and the redirect from the current user's watchlist.

Type: boolean (details)
watchlist

Unconditionally add or remove the page from the current user's watchlist, use preferences or do not change watch.

One of the following values: watch, unwatch, preferences, nochange
Default: preferences
ignorewarnings

Ignore any warnings.

Type: boolean (details)
tags

Change tags to apply to the entry in the move log and to the null revision on the destination page.

Values (separate with | or alternative): spam, wiki-scripts
token

A "csrf" token retrieved from action=query&meta=tokens

This parameter is required.