[Mediawiki-l] Question about page protection

Alexis Moinet alexis.moinet at umons.ac.be
Wed Jun 30 18:33:15 UTC 2010

You might want to take a look at how it works inside the API :


(see also http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API:Edit_-_Protect)


Vadtec wrote :
> I've posted this question twice before without so much as a courtesy response of
> "Sorry, we don't know." I'd really appreciate some help with this, as I have not
> been able to track down any information on protecting pages (aside from "click
> protect at the top of the page") and asking in the IRC chan on freenode usually
> goes unanswered as well.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Greetings all,
> Is it possible for an extension to set a page as "protected"? I have a tag that
> displays help info for my extension, I'd like to drop it in a page, and have the
> tag set the page as protected via a parameter. The idea is to allow the tag to
> display its output but have the page be protected from editing.
> Thanks for any advice, much appreciated.
> - Vadtec

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