WikipediR: A MediaWiki API Wrapper

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.

Author
Oliver Keyes [aut, cre], Brock Tilbert [ctb]
Date of publication
2016-06-10 23:31:39
Maintainer
Oliver Keyes <ironholds@gmail.com>
License
MIT + file LICENSE
Version
1.4.0
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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

Files in this package

WikipediR
WikipediR/inst
WikipediR/inst/doc
WikipediR/inst/doc/WikipediR.Rmd
WikipediR/inst/doc/WikipediR.html
WikipediR/tests
WikipediR/tests/testthat.R
WikipediR/tests/testthat
WikipediR/tests/testthat/test_recent_changes.R
WikipediR/tests/testthat/test_content_retrieval.R
WikipediR/tests/testthat/test_metadata_retrieval.R
WikipediR/tests/testthat/test_category_retrieval.R
WikipediR/NAMESPACE
WikipediR/NEWS
WikipediR/R
WikipediR/R/user_info.R
WikipediR/R/content.R
WikipediR/R/recent_changes.R
WikipediR/R/categories.R
WikipediR/R/query.R
WikipediR/R/WikipediR.R
WikipediR/R/metadata.R
WikipediR/R/parse.R
WikipediR/R/generic_handlers.R
WikipediR/vignettes
WikipediR/vignettes/WikipediR.Rmd
WikipediR/README.md
WikipediR/MD5
WikipediR/build
WikipediR/build/vignette.rds
WikipediR/DESCRIPTION
WikipediR/man
WikipediR/man/page_links.Rd
WikipediR/man/pages_in_category.Rd
WikipediR/man/categories_in_page.Rd
WikipediR/man/page_info.Rd
WikipediR/man/WikipediR.Rd
WikipediR/man/revision_content.Rd
WikipediR/man/recent_changes.Rd
WikipediR/man/user_information.Rd
WikipediR/man/page_backlinks.Rd
WikipediR/man/page_external_links.Rd
WikipediR/man/random_page.Rd
WikipediR/man/revision_diff.Rd
WikipediR/man/user_contributions.Rd
WikipediR/man/page_content.Rd
WikipediR/man/query.Rd
WikipediR/LICENSE