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(main | wbmergeitems)
  • This module requires read rights.
  • This module requires write rights.
  • This module only accepts POST requests.
  • Source: WikibaseClient
  • License: GPL-2.0-or-later

Merges multiple items.


The ID to merge from

This parameter is required.

The ID to merge to

This parameter is required.

Array of elements of the item to ignore conflicts for. Can only contain values of "description", "sitelink" and "statement"

Values (separate with | or alternative): description, sitelink, statement

Summary for the edit. Will be prepended by an automatically generated comment. The length limit of the autocomment together with the summary is 260 characters. Be aware that everything above that limit will be cut off.


Mark this edit as bot. This URL flag will only be respected if the user belongs to the group "bot".

Type: boolean (details)

A "csrf" token retrieved from action=query&meta=tokens

This parameter is required.
Merges data from Q42 into Q222
api.php?action=wbmergeitems&fromid=Q42&toid=Q222 [open in sandbox]
Merges data from Q555 into Q3
api.php?action=wbmergeitems&fromid=Q555&toid=Q3 [open in sandbox]
Merges data from Q66 into Q99 ignoring any conflicting sitelinks
api.php?action=wbmergeitems&fromid=Q66&toid=Q99&ignoreconflicts=sitelink [open in sandbox]
Merges data from Q66 into Q99 ignoring any conflicting sitelinks and descriptions
api.php?action=wbmergeitems&fromid=Q66&toid=Q99&ignoreconflicts=sitelink|description [open in sandbox]