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Documentation and examples: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API

action=tag

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

Add or remove change tags from individual revisions or log entries.

Parameters:
rcid

One or more recent changes IDs from which to add or remove the tag.

Type: list of integers
Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
revid

One or more revision IDs from which to add or remove the tag.

Type: list of integers
Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
logid

One or more log entry IDs from which to add or remove the tag.

Type: list of integers
Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
add

Tags to add. Only manually defined tags can be added.

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

Tags to remove. Only tags that are either manually defined or completely undefined can be removed.

Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
reason

Reason for the change.

Default: (empty)
tags

Tags to apply to the log entry that will be created as a result of this action.

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

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

This parameter is required.
Examples:
Add the vandalism tag to revision ID 123 without specifying a reason
api.php?action=tag&revid=123&add=vandalism&token=123ABC [open in sandbox]
Remove the spam tag from log entry ID 123 with the reason Wrongly applied
api.php?action=tag&logid=123&remove=spam&reason=Wrongly+applied&token=123ABC [open in sandbox]