Skip to main content
Warning: You are using the test version of PyPI. This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of TestPyPI (testpypi.python.org).
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

Python MediaWiki Bot Framework

Project Description

The Pywikibot framework is a Python library that interfaces with the MediaWiki API version 1.14 or higher.

Also included are various general function scripts that can be adapted for different tasks.

For further information about the library excluding scripts see the full code documentation.

Quick start

git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/pywikibot/core.git
cd core
git submodule update --init
python pwb.py script_name

Or to install using PyPI (excluding scripts)

pip install pywikibot --pre

Our installation guide has more details for advanced usage.

Usage

If you wish to write your own script it’s very easy to get started:

import pywikibot
site = pywikibot.Site('en', 'wikipedia')  # The site we want to run our bot on
page = pywikibot.Page(site, 'Wikipedia:Sandbox')
page.text = page.text.replace('foo', 'bar')
page.save('Replacing "foo" with "bar"')  # Saves the page

Required external programms

It may require the following programs to function properly:

  • 7za: To extract 7z files

Contributing

Our code is maintained on Wikimedia’s Gerrit installation, learn how to get started.

Release History

Release History

This version
History Node

2.0rc1.post2

Download Files

Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help Version File Type Upload Date
pywikibot-2.0rc1.post2-py2.7.egg (1.1 MB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 2.7 Egg Oct 8, 2015
pywikibot-2.0rc1.post2-py3.4.egg (1.1 MB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 3.4 Egg Oct 8, 2015
pywikibot-2.0rc1.post2.tar.gz (439.3 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Oct 8, 2015

Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting