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==Running your own bot==
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*[[meta:Using the python wikipediabot]]
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:''For what use?'' E.g. add a footer to some categorized pages,<ref>[[meta:add_text.py|add_text.py]]</ref> add some wikilinks,<ref>[[meta:replace.py|replace.py]]</ref> archive in moving old talk to subpages,<ref>[[meta:archivebot.py|archivebot.py]]</ref> edit categories,<ref>[[meta:category.py|category.py]]</ref> manage templates.<ref>[[meta:template.py|template.py]]</ref>
 
:''For what use?'' E.g. add a footer to some categorized pages,<ref>[[meta:add_text.py|add_text.py]]</ref> add some wikilinks,<ref>[[meta:replace.py|replace.py]]</ref> archive in moving old talk to subpages,<ref>[[meta:archivebot.py|archivebot.py]]</ref> edit categories,<ref>[[meta:category.py|category.py]]</ref> manage templates.<ref>[[meta:template.py|template.py]]</ref>
  
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=== Frameworks and interfaces for bot development ===
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:''See '''[[API:Client Code]]'''''
 
:''See '''[[API:Client Code]]'''''
MediaWiki [[API]] is for convenient access to machine-readable data.
 
  
== See also ==
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MediaWiki [[API]] is for convenient access to machine-readable data.
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*[[:mw:robots.txt|robots.txt]] tells external web robots how to index your site.
 
*[[:mw:robots.txt|robots.txt]] tells external web robots how to index your site.
 
*[[Extension:MassEditRegex]] - to allow regular expression edits through a special page.
 
*[[Extension:MassEditRegex]] - to allow regular expression edits through a special page.
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Running your own bot

For what use? E.g. add a footer to some categorized pages,[1] add some wikilinks,[2] archive in moving old talk to subpages,[3] edit categories,[4] manage templates.[5]
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  1. add_text.py
  2. replace.py
  3. archivebot.py
  4. category.py
  5. template.py


Frameworks and interfaces for bot development

See API:Client Code

MediaWiki API is for convenient access to machine-readable data.

See also

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