On 08/03/12 03:09, Timothy Helck wrote:
Thanks for your previous suggestions.Unfortunately I've been busy with
other things and I am just getting back to this.
I think I have found a reasonable strategy for searching images. I can
use this query (siilar to what was suggested by Platonides):
Then I can parse the result set and create another query which gets me
No need to perform two requests. The MediaWiki API generators can
combine them for you:
However, I am still encountering a problem --
<http://commons.wikimedia.org> doesn't like requests that don't come
from a browser. When I put these queries into php I get a 403 error. Is
there a url where I can search wikimedia programatically?
You need to use an User-Agent which identifies your tool.