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action=wbparsevalue

(main | wbparsevalue)
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  • Source: Wikibase Client
  • License: GPL-2.0-or-later

Parses values using a ValueParser.

Parameters:
datatype

Datatype of the value to parse. Determines the parser to use.

One of the following values: commonsMedia, geo-shape, globe-coordinate, monolingualtext, quantity, string, tabular-data, time, url, external-id, wikibase-item, wikibase-property
parser
Deprecated.

ID of the ValueParser to use. Deprecated. Use the datatype parameter instead.

One of the following values: wikibase-entityid, globecoordinate, null, commonsMedia, geo-shape, globe-coordinate, monolingualtext, quantity, string, tabular-data, time, url, external-id, wikibase-item, wikibase-property
values

The values to parse

This parameter is required.
Separate values with | or alternative. Maximum number of values is 50 (500 for bots).
options

The options the parser should use. Provided as a JSON object.

validate

Whether to additionally verify the data passed in.

Type: boolean (details)
Examples:
Parse a plain string into a StringValue object.
api.php?action=wbparsevalue&datatype=string&values=foo|bar [open in sandbox]
Parse 1994-02-08 to a TimeValue object with a precision of 9 (year).
api.php?action=wbparsevalue&datatype=time&values=1994-02-08&options={"precision":9} [open in sandbox]
Parse 1994-02-08 to a TimeValue object with a precision of 14 (second) with validation enabled, resulting in a validation failure.
api.php?action=wbparsevalue&datatype=time&validate&values=1994-02-08&options={"precision":14} [open in sandbox]