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action=revisiondelete

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

Delete and undelete revisions.

Parameters:
type

Type of revision deletion being performed.

This parameter is required.
One of the following values: revision, archive, oldimage, filearchive, logging
target

Page title for the revision deletion, if required for the type.

ids

Identifiers for the revisions to be deleted.

This parameter is required.
Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
hide

What to hide for each revision.

Values (separate with | or alternative): content, comment, user
show

What to unhide for each revision.

Values (separate with | or alternative): content, comment, user
suppress

Whether to suppress data from administrators as well as others.

One of the following values: yes, no, nochange
Default: nochange
reason

Reason for the deletion or undeletion.

tags

Tags to apply to the entry in the deletion log.

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

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

This parameter is required.