WikipediR: A MediaWiki API Wrapper
Version 1.5.0

A wrapper for the MediaWiki API, aimed particularly at the Wikimedia 'production' wikis, such as Wikipedia. It can be used to retrieve page text, information about users or the history of pages, and elements of the category tree.

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AuthorOliver Keyes [aut, cre], Brock Tilbert [ctb]
Date of publication2017-02-05 08:44:55
MaintainerOliver Keyes <ironholds@gmail.com>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
Version1.5.0
URL https://github.com/Ironholds/WikipediR/
Package repositoryView on CRAN
InstallationInstall the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("WikipediR")

Man pages

categories_in_page: Retrieves categories associated with a page.
page_backlinks: Retrieve a page's backlinks
page_content: Retrieves MediaWiki page content
page_external_links: Retrieve a page's links
page_info: Retrieve information about a particular page
page_links: Retrieve a page's links
pages_in_category: Retrieves a list of category members.
query: base query function
random_page: Retrieve the page content of a random MediaWiki page
recent_changes: Retrieves entries from the RecentChanges feed
revision_content: Retrieves MediaWiki revisions
revision_diff: Generates a "diff" between a pair of revisions
user_contributions: Retrieve user contributions
user_information: Retrieve user information
WikipediR: A client library for MediaWiki's API

Functions

WikipediR Man page
WikipediR-package Man page
categories_in_page Man page Source code
handle_limits Source code
invalid_revs Source code
missing_users Source code
page_backlinks Man page Source code
page_content Man page Source code
page_external_links Man page Source code
page_info Man page Source code
page_links Man page Source code
pages_in_category Man page Source code
parse_response Source code
parse_response.blink Source code
parse_response.catpages Source code
parse_response.elink Source code
parse_response.pagecats Source code
parse_response.pageinfo Source code
parse_response.plink Source code
parse_response.rchanges Source code
parse_response.rcontent Source code
parse_response.rdiff Source code
parse_response.ucontribs Source code
parse_response.uinfo Source code
query Man page Source code
random_page Man page Source code
recent_changes Man page Source code
response_parse Source code
revision_content Man page Source code
revision_diff Man page Source code
url_gen Source code
user_contributions Man page Source code
user_information Man page Source code

Files

inst
inst/doc
inst/doc/WikipediR.Rmd
inst/doc/WikipediR.html
tests
tests/testthat.R
tests/testthat
tests/testthat/test_recent_changes.R
tests/testthat/test_content_retrieval.R
tests/testthat/test_metadata_retrieval.R
tests/testthat/test_category_retrieval.R
NAMESPACE
NEWS
R
R/user_info.R
R/content.R
R/recent_changes.R
R/categories.R
R/query.R
R/WikipediR.R
R/metadata.R
R/parse.R
R/generic_handlers.R
vignettes
vignettes/WikipediR.Rmd
vignettes/WikipediR.md
README.md
MD5
build
build/vignette.rds
DESCRIPTION
man
man/page_links.Rd
man/pages_in_category.Rd
man/categories_in_page.Rd
man/page_info.Rd
man/WikipediR.Rd
man/revision_content.Rd
man/recent_changes.Rd
man/user_information.Rd
man/page_backlinks.Rd
man/page_external_links.Rd
man/random_page.Rd
man/revision_diff.Rd
man/user_contributions.Rd
man/page_content.Rd
man/query.Rd
LICENSE
WikipediR documentation built on May 20, 2017, 3:17 a.m.