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Sample Code[edit]


Python[edit]

#!/usr/bin/python3

"""
    get_categories.py

    MediaWiki API Demos
    Demo of `Categories` module: Get categories associated with a page.

    MIT License
"""

import requests

S = requests.Session()

URL = "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php"

PARAMS = {
    "action": "query",
    "format": "json",
    "prop": "categories",
    "titles": "Janelle Monáe"
}

R = S.get(url=URL, params=PARAMS)
DATA = R.json()

PAGES = DATA["query"]["pages"]

for k, v in PAGES.items():
    for cat in v['categories']:
        print(cat["title"])

PHP[edit]

<?php

/*
    get_categories.php

    MediaWiki API Demos
    Demo of `Categories` module: Get categories associated with a page.

    MIT License
*/

$endPoint = "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php";
$params = [
    "action" => "query",
    "format" => "json",
    "prop" => "categories",
    "titles" => "Janelle Monáe"
];

$url = $endPoint . "?" . http_build_query( $params );

$ch = curl_init( $url );
curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true );
$output = curl_exec( $ch );
curl_close( $ch );

$result = json_decode( $output, true );

foreach( $result["query"]["pages"] as $k => $v ) {
    foreach( $v["categories"] as $k => $v ) {
        echo( $v["title"] . "\n" );
    }
}

Javascript[edit]

/*
    get_categories.js

    MediaWiki API Demos
    Demo of `Categories` module: Get categories associated with a page.

    MIT License
*/

var url = "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php"; 

var params = {
    action: "query",
    format: "json",
    prop: "categories",
    titles: "Janelle Monáe"
};

url = url + "?origin=*";
Object.keys(params).forEach(function(key){url += "&" + key + "=" + params[key];});

fetch(url)
    .then(function(response){return response.json();})
    .then(function(response) {
        var pages = response.query.pages;
        for (var p in pages) {
            for (var cat of pages[p].categories) {
                console.log(cat.title);
            }
        }
    })
    .catch(function(error){console.log(error);});