[MediaWiki-l] API & Image in non-english Wikis

Sigbert Klinke sigbert at wiwi.hu-berlin.de
Fri Jul 31 05:41:51 UTC 2020


I use the mediawiki API to download all pages of an arabic wiki 
(mediawiki version 1.29.2). For download I used the PHP example code 
provided on https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API:Parsing_wikitext .

To get an information about the images in the wikitext too, I use


However, it seems that not all images embedded in the wikitext appear in


It seems that images which are embedded like [[صورة:H100.gif]] are 
missing in the image list for a page.

Is that an intended behaviour or a mistake?

Best Sigbert


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