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action=rollback

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

Undo the last edit to the page.

If the last user who edited the page made multiple edits in a row, they will all be rolled back.

Parameters:
title

Title of the page to roll back. Cannot be used together with pageid.

pageid

Page ID of the page to roll back. Cannot be used together with title.

Type: integer
tags

Tags to apply to the rollback.

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

Name of the user whose edits are to be rolled back.

This parameter is required.
Type: user name
summary

Custom edit summary. If empty, default summary will be used.

Default: (empty)
markbot

Mark the reverted edits and the revert as bot edits.

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
token

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

For compatibility, the token used in the web UI is also accepted.

This parameter is required.
Examples:
Roll back the last edits to page Main Page by user Example.
api.php?action=rollback&title=Main%20Page&user=Example&token=123ABC [open in sandbox]
Roll back the last edits to page Main Page by IP user 192.0.2.5 with summary Reverting vandalism, and mark those edits and the revert as bot edits.
api.php?action=rollback&title=Main%20Page&user=192.0.2.5&token=123ABC&summary=Reverting%20vandalism&markbot=1 [open in sandbox]