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Documentation and examples:

list=random (rn)

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

Get a set of random pages.

Pages are listed in a fixed sequence, only the starting point is random. This means that if, for example, Main Page is the first random page in the list, List of fictional monkeys will always be second, List of people on stamps of Vanuatu third, etc.


Return pages in these namespaces only.

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

How to filter for redirects.

One of the following values: all, redirects, nonredirects
Default: nonredirects

Use rnfilterredir=redirects instead.

Type: boolean (details)

Kui palju juhuslikke lehekülgi tagastada.

Lubatud pole üle 500 (robotitele 5000).
Type: integer or max
Default: 1

Kui saadaval on rohkem tulemusi, kasuta seda jätkamiseks.

Return two random pages from the main namespace.
api.php?action=query&list=random&rnnamespace=0&rnlimit=2 [open in sandbox]
Return page info about two random pages from the main namespace.
api.php?action=query&generator=random&grnnamespace=0&grnlimit=2&prop=info [open in sandbox]