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  • This module requires read rights.
  • This module requires write rights.
  • This module only accepts POST requests.
  • Source: MediaWiki
  • License: GPL-2.0-or-later

Send a password reset email to a user.

Specific parameters:
Other general parameters are available.

User being reset.

Type: user, by username

Email address of the user being reset.


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

This parameter is required.
Send a password reset email to user Example.
api.php?action=resetpassword&user=Example&token=123ABC [open in sandbox]
Send a password reset email for all users with email address
api.php?action=resetpassword& [open in sandbox]