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(main | query | extlinks)

Returns all external URLs (not interwikis) from the given pages.


How many links to return.

No more than 500 (5,000 for bots) allowed.
Type: integer or max
Default: 10

When more results are available, use this to continue.

Type: integer

Protocol of the URL. If empty and elquery is set, the protocol is http. Leave both this and elquery empty to list all external links.

One of the following values: Can be empty, or bitcoin, ftp, ftps, geo, git, gopher, http, https, irc, ircs, magnet, mailto, mms, news, nntp, redis, sftp, sip, sips, sms, ssh, svn, tel, telnet, urn, worldwind, xmpp
Default: (empty)

Search string without protocol. Useful for checking whether a certain page contains a certain external url.


Expand protocol-relative URLs with the canonical protocol.

Type: boolean (details)
Get a list of external links on Main Page.
api.php?action=query&prop=extlinks&titles=Main%20Page [open in sandbox]