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action=wbremovereferences

(main | wbremovereferences)
  • This module requires read rights.
  • This module requires write rights.
  • This module only accepts POST requests.
  • Source: Wikibase Client
  • License: GPL-2.0-or-later

Removes one or more references of the same statement.

Parameters:
statement

A GUID identifying the statement for which a reference is being set

This parameter is required.
references

The hashes of the references that should be removed

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

Summary for the edit. Will be prepended by an automatically generated comment. The length limit of the autocomment together with the summary is 260 characters. Be aware that everything above that limit will be cut off.

token

A "csrf" token retrieved from action=query&meta=tokens

This parameter is required.
baserevid

The numeric identifier for the revision to base the modification on. This is used for detecting conflicts during save.

Type: integer
bot

Mark this edit as bot. This URL flag will only be respected if the user belongs to the group "Bots".

Type: boolean (details)
Example:
Remove reference with hash "455481eeac76e6a8af71a6b493c073d54788e7e9" from the statement with GUID of "Q42$D8404CDA-25E4-4334-AF13-A3290BCD9C0F"
api.php?action=wbremovereferences&statement=Q42$D8404CDA-25E4-4334-AF13-A3290BCD9C0F&references=455481eeac76e6a8af71a6b493c073d54788e7e9&token=foobar&baserevid=7201010 [open in sandbox]