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list=prefixsearch (ps)

(main | query | prefixsearch)
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  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0+

Perform a prefix search for page titles.

Parameters:
pssearch

Search string.

This parameter is required.
psnamespace

Namespaces to search.

Values (separate with |): 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 460, 461, 3000, 3001
Default: 0
pslimit

Maximum number of results to return.

No more than 100 (200 for bots) allowed.
Type: integer or max
Default: 10
psoffset

Number of results to skip.

Type: integer
Default: 0
Example:
Search for page titles beginning with meaning.
api.php?action=query&list=prefixsearch&pssearch=meaning