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Documentation and examples:

prop=templates (tl)

(main | query | templates)
  • This module requires read rights.
  • This module can be used as a generator.
  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0-or-later

Returns all pages transcluded on the given pages.


Show templates in these namespaces only.

Values (separate with | or alternative): -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 2300, 2301, 2302, 2303
To specify all values, use *.

How many templates 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.


Only list these templates. Useful for checking whether a certain page uses a certain template.

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

The direction in which to list.

One of the following values: ascending, descending
Default: ascending
Get the templates used on the page Main Page.
api.php?action=query&prop=templates&titles=Main%20Page [open in sandbox]
Get information about the template pages used on Main Page.
api.php?action=query&generator=templates&titles=Main%20Page&prop=info [open in sandbox]
Get pages in the User and Template namespaces that are transcluded on the page Main Page.
api.php?action=query&prop=templates&titles=Main%20Page&tlnamespace=2|10 [open in sandbox]