Great - thanks!  That information isn't included in the docs that I'm looking at.

Thanks for the quick reply.


--- On Sun, 3/29/09, Roan Kattouw <> wrote:
From: Roan Kattouw <>
Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-api] Page hits included in API?
To:, "MediaWiki API announcements & discussion" <>
Date: Sunday, March 29, 2009, 3:57 PM

Robert Freimuth schreef:
> Hi,
> I'm using the MW API (very cool, by the way) to perform some basic
monitoring on a site that I maintain the content of, but don't have access
to the MW backend. I would like to track the number of page views for certain
pages, but those counts do not appear to be part of the information returned by
any function in the API (that I could find).
> Are page hits accessible via the API? If so, how? If not, could you
please consider this a feature request? :-)
They're returned in the "counter" field in prop=info. Note that
some wikis may have hit counting disabled, and that server-side caches like
Squid will render hit counts meaningless.

Roan Kattouw (Catrope)